Thesaurus > Related Words: pardon

  Words related to pardon

Related / Similar Words: forgiveness, amnesty, free pardon, excuse

 

Definition:
  • the act of excusing a mistake or offense;
  • the formal act of liberating someone;
  • a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense;
  • grant a pardon to; "Ford pardoned Nixon"; "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President";
  • accept an excuse for; "Please excuse my dirty hands";

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    Hyponyms: condonation, exculpation, amnesty

     

    Derivational Morphology: excuse, amnesty, free pardon, pardoner, forgiver, excuser, forgiveness, alibi, exculpation, self-justification

     

     
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