absolver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absolve +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈzɑl.vɚ/, /əbˈzɑl.vɚ/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

absolver (plural absolvers)

  1. Agent noun of absolve; one who absolves. [First attested in the late 16th century.][1]
    • c. 1591–1595, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Romeo and Ivliet”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [] (First Folio), London: [] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act III, scene iii]:
      [] how hast thou the heart,
      Being a divine, a ghostly confessor,
      A sin-absolver, and my friend profess’d,
      To mangle me with that word ‘banished’?
    • 1684, Richard Baxter, Whether Parish Congregations Be True Christian Churches, London: Thomas Parkhurst, p. 2,[1]
      [] few men dislike the Lay-Excommunicators and Absolvers more than I do []

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “absolver”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 9.

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin absolvō.

Verb[edit]

absolver

  1. (transitive) to absolve

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /absɔlˈʋeːr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːr
  • Hyphenation: ab‧sol‧ver

Verb[edit]

absolver

  1. imperative of absolvere

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin absolvō.

Verb[edit]

absolver (first-person singular present indicative absolvo, past participle absolvido)

  1. to absolve
  2. (law) to acquit
  3. to forgive

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Further reading[edit]

  • absolver” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin absolvō, adapted to the conjugations of the inherited verb solver.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /absolˈbeɾ/, [aβ̞.solˈβ̞eɾ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

absolver (first-person singular present absuelvo, first-person singular preterite absolví, past participle absuelto)

  1. (transitive) to absolve
  2. (transitive) to acquit

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