Synonyms of parole


1. parole, word, word of honor, promise

usage: a promise; "he gave his word"

2. password, watchword, word, parole, countersign, positive identification, secret, arcanum

usage: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"

3. parole, liberation, release, freeing

usage: (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with


1. parole, free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose

usage: release a criminal from detention and place him on parole; "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison"

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