Longe vs Parole - What's the difference?

longe | parole |

As a verb longe

is .

As a noun parole is





Alternative forms

* lunge (UK)


  • (US) To work a horse in a circle at the end of a long line or rope.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a longe line, approximately 20-30 feet long, attached to the bridle, longeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and is used to control the animal while longeing.
  • (obsolete) A lunge; a thrust.
  • (Smollett)
  • The training ground for a horse.
  • (Farrow)


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    (wikipedia parole)


  • The release or state of a former prisoner on the understanding that he/she checks in regularly and obeys the law.
  • 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 .
  • The amount of time a former prisoner spends on limited release.
  • (archaic) A word of honor, especially given by a prisoner of war, to not engage in combat if released.
  • * Macaulay
  • This man had forfeited his military parole .
  • (linguistics) Language in use, as opposed to language as a system.
  • (US, immigration law) The permission for foreigner who does not meet the technical requirements for a visa to be allowed to enter the U.S. on humanitarian grounds.
  • A watchword given only to officers of guards; distinguished from the countersign, which is given to all guards.
  • (legal) An oral declaration; see parol.
  • Derived terms

    * parole board * parolee


  • To release (a prisoner) on the understanding that s/he checks in regularly and obeys the law.