Number 630

Transliteration:
apoluo {ap-ol-oo'-o}
Word Origin:
from 575 and 3089
Part of Speech:
verb
Usage in the KJV:
release 17, put away 14, send away 13, let go 13, set at liberty 2, let depart 2, dismiss 2, misc 6

Total: 69
Definition:
  1. to set free
  2. to let go, dismiss, (to detain no longer)
    1. a petitioner to whom liberty to depart is given by a decisive answer
    2. to bid depart, send away
  3. to let go free, release
    1. a captive i.e. to loose his bonds and bid him depart, to give him liberty to depart
    2. to acquit one accused of a crime and set him at liberty
    3. indulgently to grant a prisoner leave to depart
    4. to release a debtor, i.e. not to press one's claim against him, to remit his debt
  4. used of divorce, to dismiss from the house, to repudiate. The wife of a Greek or Roman may divorce her husband.
  5. to send one's self away, to depart