Convict and Exonerate


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Convict verb – To find or pronounce guilty.
Usage example: an accused person is presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law

Exonerate is an antonym for convict in find guilty topic.
Nearby Words: conviction, convicted, convicting
Antonyms for Convict


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Exonerate verb – To free from a charge of wrongdoing.
Usage example: the results of the DNA fingerprinting finally exonerated the man, but only after he had wasted 10 years of his life in prison

Convict is an antonym for exonerate in excuse topic.
Nearby Words: exoneration, exonerated, exonerating
Antonyms for Exonerate
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Common collocations

man convict man exonerate man
partner convict partner exonerate partner
men convict men exonerate men
suspect convict suspect exonerate suspect
Other nouns: client, killer, son, Chris.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Conviction (2016) Right Behind You: Hayes rather nonchalantly proclaims that the team can get "another good-looking black prison boy" to exonerate if they can't do a quick one with the convict's case before CIU.
  • Hank and Nick know they can't prove that someone is Wesen, but they reason that if the brothers really were cannibals, the surviving brother would have continued the practice all those years with nobody the wiser and that there may be evidence that can convict him and exonerate Ferren.
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Antonyms for convict
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