Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb exonerate

1 sense of exonerate

Sense 1
acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate -- (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges")
       => pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")

Antonyms of adj exonerated

1 sense of exonerated

Sense 1
absolved, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated -- (freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated")

INDIRECT (VIA innocent) -> guilty -- (responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds")

Similarity of adj exonerated

1 sense of exonerated

Sense 1
absolved, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated -- (freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated")
       => innocent (vs. guilty), guiltless, clean-handed -- (free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty")

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