to absolve; acquit; pardon.
to atone for.
Doubtless he may pardon and assoil all such in their unhappiness, forasmuch as the secret of it is with him.
The Blue Flower, and Others Henry van Dyke
And then he kneeled down on his knees, and prayed the hermit for to shrive him and assoil him.
Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages Edward Lewes Cutts
It may be that it will ease and assoil your souls if you would wish to handle it.
Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle
And then he kneeled down on his knee, and prayed the Bishop to shrive him and assoil him.
Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II (of II) Thomas Malory
verb (transitive) (archaic)
to absolve; set free
to atone for
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