Synonyms for parole

Grammar : Verb
Spell : puh-rohl
Phonetic Transcription : pəˈroʊl

Définition of parole

Origin :
  • 1610s, "word of honor," especially "promise by a prisoner of war not to escape," from French parole "word, speech" (in parole d'honneur "word of honor") from Vulgar Latin *paraula "speech, discourse," from Latin parabola (see parable). Sense of "conditional release of a prisoner before full term" is first attested 1908 in criminal slang.
  • verb discharge
Example sentences :
  • Give me leave for three days on parole, and I will see you fully satisfied.
  • Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
  • This parole he broke, landing from Europe at Vera Cruz in 1824.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • After reigning for a twelvemonth, he was banished from Mexico on parole never to return.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • If he could be released from parole he would do loyal service for his country.
  • Extract from : « Rodney, the Ranger » by John V. Lane
  • I gave my parole, and was allowed to come here to nurse him.
  • Extract from : « A War-Time Wooing » by Charles King
  • For your parole forbids you to speak only to your mother and grandmother.
  • Extract from : « Debts of Honor » by Maurus Jkai
  • One of the prizes had been released on parole, and the other two were then with the "Georgianna."
  • Extract from : « The Naval History of the United States » by Willis J. Abbot.
  • He has refused to give his parole, and I am afraid he means to try to make his escape.
  • Extract from : « Under Wellington's Command » by G. A. Henty
  • "We'll give you our parole not to try to escape," offered General Ashley.
  • Extract from : « Pluck on the Long Trail » by Edwin L. Sabin
  • And if we decided to try to escape we'd tell you and take the parole back.
  • Extract from : « Pluck on the Long Trail » by Edwin L. Sabin

Antonyms for parole

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