HyperDic: parole

English > 4 senses of the word parole:
NOUNcommunicationparole, word, word of honora promise
communicationparole, password, watchword, word, countersigna secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
actparole(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
VERBsocialparolerelease a criminal from detention and place him on parole
parole > pronunciation
Soundsperow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > parole: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA promise.
Synonymsword, word of honor
BroaderpromiseA verbal / verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
Spanishjuramento, palabra de honor, palabra, promesa
Catalanparaula d'honor, paraula
English > parole: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group.
Synonymspassword, watchword, word, countersign
Broaderpositive identificationevidence proving that you are who you say you are
secret, arcanumInformation known only to a special group
Spanishconsigna, contraseña, password, santo y seña
Catalanconsigna, contrasenya, password, sant i senya
English > parole: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(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.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderliberation, release, freeingThe act of liberating someone or something
Spanishlibertad condicional
Verbsparolerelease a criminal from detention and place him on parole
English > parole: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningRelease a criminal from detention and place him on parole.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison"
Broaderfree, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loosegrant freedom to
Catalannolex
Nounsparole(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
paroleesomeone released on probation or on parole

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