Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who absolves; one who remits sin, or pronounces it to be remitted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who absolves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who grants absolution

Etymologies

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absolve +‎ -er

Examples

  • So much weight, in fact, that since arriving in Cape Town I have found myself acting as absolver.

    Periscope

  • "" The eraser is our confessor, our absolver and our time machine. ''

    The Power Of Big Ideas

  • And is not Apollo the purifier, and the washer, and the absolver from all impurities?

    The CRATYLUS

  • Apparently the whole idea of human priesthood was proved, once and for ever, to be baseless; human mediation, in every possible form, was vehemently controverted; men were referred back to God as the sole absolver.

    Sermons Preached at Brighton Third Series

  • SOCRATES: And is not Apollo the purifier, and the washer, and the absolver from all impurities?

    Cratylus

  • First, he is the purifier or purger or absolver (apolouon); secondly, he is the true diviner, Aplos, as he is called in the Thessalian dialect

    Cratylus

  • The app also guides you through the format and prayers for confession so that you won't get all tongue tied and amnesic when sitting before a collared absolver.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • The story finishes with Dolf conflicted, with Lemonnier shifting the role of absolver from Dolf himself on to us.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • The story finishes with Dolf conflicted, with Lemonnier shifting the role of absolver from Dolf himself on to us.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • The story finishes with Dolf conflicted, with Lemonnier shifting the role of absolver from Dolf himself on to us.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

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