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absolver (Verb) "to absolve"
13th cent. Borrowed from Latin absolver "to absolve" but also "to loosen." From ab- "away" and solvere "to loosen." See solver.
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian (Junquera Huergo) asuelver, Asturian (Parres) absolver, Portuguese absolver, Catalan absoldre, French absoudre, Italian assolvere, Romanian absolvi