(noun, verb)


1. a promise

Similar word(s): word

Definition categories: communication, promise

2. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

Similar word(s): countersign, password, watchword, word

Definition categories: communication, arcanum, secret

3. (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

Definition categories: act, freeing, liberation, release

Sentences with parole as a noun:

- He will be on parole for nearly two more years.

- He was released on parole.

- The defendant shall be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.


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

- The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison

Definition categories: social, free, liberate, loose, release, unloose, unloosen