Synonyms to hear confession

absolve, acquit, administer absolution, administer extreme unction, amnesty, cancel, clear, confess, declare a moratorium, decontaminate, destigmatize, discharge, dismiss, dispense, dispense from, dispense with, except, exculpate, excuse, exempt, exempt from, exonerate, forgive, free, give absolution, give dispensation from, grant amnesty to, grant forgiveness, grant immunity, grant remission, justify, let go, let off, make confession, nonpros, nullify, obliterate, pardon, purge, quash the charge, receive absolution, release, relieve, remise, remit, save the necessity, set free, shrive, spare, vindicate, whitewash, wipe out, withdraw the charge, write off, accept, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, admit, admit everything, affirm, agree provisionally, allow, apply to, ascribe to, assent grudgingly, assert, asseverate, assign to, attach to, attribute to, aver, avouch, avow, blame, blame for, blame on, bring home to, charge on, charge to, come clean, concede, confirm, connect with, cop a plea, cred