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pardon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pardon

  1. release from the guilt or penalty of an offense the criminal is hoping for a presidential pardon Synonyms of pardon absolution, amnesty, forgiveness, remission, remittal Words Related to pardon parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; condonation; exemption, immunity, impunity, indemnity; commutation, commuting, reprieve; clemency, leniency, mercy Near Antonyms of pardon conviction, sentence; assessment, charge, fine, imposition, levying; castigation, chastening, chastisement, condemnation Antonyms of pardon penalty, punishment, retribution


pardon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pardon

  1. 1 to cease to have feelings of anger or bitterness toward he eventually pardoned his sister for interfering in his marriage Synonyms of pardon forgiveWords Related to pardon absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; remit, shrive; condone, disregard, excuse, ignore, pass over, shrug off; discharge, liberate, redeem, release, unburdenNear Antonyms of pardon abhor, abominate, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, loathe; avenge, redress, requite, retaliate, revenge; discipline, penalize, punishAntonyms of pardon resent

  2. 2 to dismiss as of little importance I'm willing to pardon a little sloppiness of dress in such a kind and loving person Synonyms of pardon blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, excuse, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Words Related to pardon explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms of pardon heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)



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