parole (Meaning)

Wordnet

parole (n)

a promise

a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

(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

Wordnet

parole (v)

release a criminal from detention and place him on parole

Webster

parole (n.)

A word; an oral utterance.

Word of promise; word of honor; plighted faith; especially (Mil.), promise, upon one's faith and honor, to fulfill stated conditions, as not to bear arms against one's captors, to return to custody, or the like.

A watchword given only to officers of guards; -- distinguished from countersign, which is given to all guards.

Oral declaration. See lst Parol, 2.

Webster

parole (a.)

See 2d Parol.

Webster

parole (v. t.)

To set at liberty on parole; as, to parole prisoners.

parole Sentence Examples

  1. Upon completion of his sentence, the inmate applied for parole.
  2. The parole board carefully considered the prisoner's remorse and rehabilitation efforts.
  3. The parole officer supervised the released inmate and ensured compliance with parole conditions.
  4. The prisoner's violent history rendered him ineligible for parole.
  5. The governor granted parole to the nonviolent offender after serving half of his sentence.
  6. The public expressed outrage over the release of the paroled murderer.
  7. The victim's family vehemently opposed the parole of the responsible inmate.
  8. The parole system aims to reintegrate former inmates into society while ensuring public safety.
  9. Strict parole guidelines were established to prevent the release of dangerous individuals.
  10. The parole officer played a crucial role in monitoring and supporting the paroled inmate's transition.

FAQs About the word parole

a promise, a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group, (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remaind

pardon,amnesty, remission, acquittal, exculpation, exemption,forgiveness, immunity, exoneration, absolution

assessment, conviction, sentence,sentence, assessment, conviction, imposition, charge, condemnation, punishment

Upon completion of his sentence, the inmate applied for parole.

The parole board carefully considered the prisoner's remorse and rehabilitation efforts.

The parole officer supervised the released inmate and ensured compliance with parole conditions.

The prisoner's violent history rendered him ineligible for parole.