Caroled vs Paroled - What's the difference?

caroled | paroled |


As verbs the difference between caroled and paroled

is that caroled is (carol) while paroled is (parole).

caroled

English

Alternative forms

* (UK) carolled

Verb

(head)
  • (carol)

  • carol

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (historical) A round dance accompanied by singing.
  • A song of joy.
  • * Dryden
  • the costly feast, the carol , and the dance
  • * 1908 ,
  • The sunshine struck hot on his fur, soft breezes caressed his heated brow, and after the seclusion of the cellarage he had lived in so long the carol of happy birds fell on his dulled hearing almost like a shout.
  • A religious song or ballad of joy.
  • They sang a Christmas carol .
  • * Keble
  • In the darkness sing your carol of high praise.
  • * Longfellow
  • I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old, familiar carol play.

    Verb

  • To sing in a joyful manner.
  • * Spenser
  • carol of love's high praise
  • * Beattie
  • The gray linnets carol from the hill.
  • To sing carols, especially Christmas carols in a group.
  • To praise or celebrate in song.
  • * Milton
  • The shepherds at their festivals / Carol her goodness.
  • To sing (a song) cheerfully.
  • * Prior
  • Hovering swans carol sounds harmonious.

    Anagrams

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    paroled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (parole)
  • Anagrams

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    parole

    English

    (wikipedia parole)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • 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

    Verb

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