Pardoned vs Paroled - What's the difference?

pardoned | paroled |


As verbs the difference between pardoned and paroled

is that pardoned is (pardon) while paroled is (parole).

As an adjective pardoned

is forgiven of wrongdoings.

pardoned

English

Verb

(head)
  • (pardon)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Forgiven of wrongdoings.
  • Synonyms

    * forgiven, reprieved

    paroled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (parole)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    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.