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English noun: parole

1. parole (communication) a promise


SamplesHe gave his word.


Synonymsword, word of honor


Broader (hypernym)promise

2. parole (communication) a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group


SamplesHe forgot the password.


Synonymscountersign, password, watchword, word


Broader (hypernym)arcanum, positive identification, secret

3. parole (act) (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


Broader (hypernym)freeing, liberation, release


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


English verb: parole

1. parole (social) release a criminal from detention and place him on parole


SamplesThe prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)free, liberate, loose, release, unloose, unloosen









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