Synonyms of pardon


1. forgiveness, pardon, kindness, benignity

usage: the act of excusing a mistake or offense

2. pardon, amnesty, warrant

usage: a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense

3. amnesty, pardon, free pardon, clemency, mercifulness, mercy

usage: the formal act of liberating someone


1. excuse, pardon, forgive

usage: accept an excuse for; "Please excuse my dirty hands"

2. pardon, forgive

usage: grant a pardon to; "Ford pardoned Nixon"; "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President"

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