Definitions for "Absolve"
To set free, or release, as from some obligation, debt, or responsibility, or from the consequences of guilt or such ties as it would be sin or guilt to violate; to pronounce free; as, to absolve a subject from his allegiance; to absolve an offender, which amounts to an acquittal and remission of his punishment.
To free from a penalty; to pardon; to remit (a sin); -- said of the sin or guilt.
grant remission of a sin to; "The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's"
Keywords:  explain, resolve
To resolve or explain.
Keywords:  accomplish, finish
To finish; to accomplish.
Keywords:  hook, let, responsibility, off, you
let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"