1. a promise
Similar word(s): word
2. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
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
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.