parole

Part of speech: verb

To release on parole.

Part of speech: noun

A pledge of honor by a prisoner that he will not seek to escape, or will not serve against his captors until exchanged.

Part of speech: noun

An oral statement.

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Usage examples "parole":

  1. Remember now, you are on parole, but restricted to this room. - "Love Under Fire", Randall Parrish.
  2. " And now," said Mr. Lincoln, " to continue for the defence, I believe that Colonel Colfax first distinguished himself at the time of Camp Jackson, when of all the prisoners he refused to accept a parole." - "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.
  3. The parole was easily secured, but a week passed before they considered it safe to move Randolph. - "The Courier of the Ozarks", Byron A. Dunn.