Remission vs Parole - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between remission and parole

is that remission is remission while parole is password.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A lessening of amount due, as in either work or money or intensity of a thing.
  • A pardon of a sin; the forgiveness of an offense.
  • (medicine) An abatement or lessening of the manifestations of a disease.
  • Her cancer was in remission .
  • (legal) Referral of a case back to a lower (inferior ) court of law.
  • See also

    * (medicine) relapse * reemission


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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.