absolvere

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See also: absolveré

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

absolvēre

  1. inflection of absolvō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. third-person plural perfect active indicative
    3. second-person singular future passive indicative
    4. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin absolvere, present active infinitive of absolvō (complete, finish), from both ab- (from, off, away from), from Latin ab (from, away from, on, in), from Proto-Italic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epó (off, away) + and from solvō (release, loosen, dissolve, take apart), from both sē- (apart-, aside-, away), from Proto-Indo-European *s(w)ēd, the ablative singular of *s(w)é (self) + and from luō (I untie, set free, separate), from Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃- (to wash).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /absɔlˈʋeːrə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːrə
  • Hyphenation: ab‧sol‧ve‧re

Verb[edit]

absolvere (passive absolveres, imperative absolver, present tense absolverer, simple past absolverte, past participle absolvert, present participle absolverende, verbal noun absolvering)

  1. (Christianity, theology) to absolve (to grant a remission of sin; to give absolution to)
  2. (colloquial) to absolve (to pronounce free from or give absolution for a blame or guilt)
    • 2013 July 15, Bergensavisen, page 25:
      blir man utsatt for et traume …, er det i bunn og grunn umulig å vite hvordan det … går med [evnen] til å absolvere
      if one is exposed to a trauma…, it is basically impossible to know how it… goes with [the ability] to absolve
    Synonym: frikjenne
  3. (obsolete) to absolve (to take or pass an exam)
    • 1977, Conrad N. Schwach, Erindringer af mit Liv indtil Ankomsten til Throndhjem, page 226:
      nogle dage efter at have absolveret den theoretiske prøve meldte jeg mig til den praktiske
      a few days after completing the theoretical test, I signed up for the practical one
    • 1949, Henrik Ibsen, Samlede verker XVIII, page 22:
      [han] skal have absolveret sin juridiske examen
      [he] must have completed his law degree
    • 1978, Alexander L. Kielland, Brev 1869−1906 I, page 196:
      mine tre examina har jeg absolveret ved Kristiania Universitet – samtlige med haud illaudabilis
      I have completed my three exams at Kristiania University - all with haud illaudabilis

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin absolvere

Verb[edit]

absolvere (present tense absolverer, past tense absolverte, past participle absolvert, passive infinitive absolverast, present participle absolverande, imperative absolver)

  1. to absolve

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