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Definition 1: (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 - [noun denoting act]

(parole is a kind of ...) the act of liberating someone or something

(parole belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: a promise - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where parole or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave his word

Synonyms for parole in the sense of this definition

(parole is a kind of ...) a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future

Definition 3: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where parole or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he forgot the password

Synonyms for parole in the sense of this definition

(parole is a kind of ...) information known only to a special group

"the secret of Cajun cooking"

(parole is a kind of ...) evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance

"a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"

Samples where parole or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison

(parole is a kind of ...) grant freedom to; free from confinement

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