Definition of Acquitted

1. Adjective. Declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless. "The jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity"

Exact synonyms: Not Guilty
Similar to: Clean-handed, Guiltless, Innocent



Definition of Acquitted

1. Verb. (past of acquit) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acquitted

1. acquit [v] - See also: acquit

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Literary usage of Acquitted

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"L.) 416, in which the court says that it is only when one of the parties has been previously tried and acquitted, or when both are tried together and a ..."

2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1791)
"... and felo.iy tried If the De- them, and this as well where the defendant is acquitted as where fendant in },е ¡s attainted; but yet they are not the ..."

3. Lives of the Queens of England: from the Norman conquest by Agnes Strickland (1848)
"The moment Throckmorton was acquitted, the base judge committed the honest jury to prison, who had done their duty like true ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1778)
"... or who, on hi» or her trial, fha'.l be acquitted, or who (hall be ... 01 they are acquitted on their trials, ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1864)
"... undertook to have the prisoner acquitted, and he was gladly engaged for that purpose. The whole case rested on the single evidence of the injured man, ..."

6. Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton (1750)
"... 825 Not to do only, but to will the fame With me ? how can they then acquitted ... acquitted ..."

7. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"On the fifth he was unanimously acquitted. On the eighth, the substance of which was that charge to the Baltimore jury which roused Jefferson to suggest his ..."

8. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Timotheus bad been guilty of delay, not Justifiable under the circumstances— though acquitted, his reputation suffered— he accepts command under Persia. ..."

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