1. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

Similar word(s): assoil, clear, discharge, exculpate, exonerate

Definition categories: communication, judge, label, pronounce

2. behave in a certain manner

Similar word(s): bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deport

Definition categories: social, bear, carry, hold, act, move

Sentences with acquit as a verb:

- The jury acquitted the prisoner of the charge.

- The soldier acquitted himself well in battle.

- The orator acquitted himself very poorly.