Associations to the word «Pardon»
PARDON, noun. Forgiveness for an offence.
PARDON, noun. (legal) An order that releases a convicted criminal without further punishment, prevents future punishment, or (in some jurisdictions) removes an offence from a person's criminal record, as if it had never been committed.
PARDON, verb. (transitive) To forgive.
PARDON, verb. (transitive) To refrain from exacting as a penalty.
PARDON, verb. (transitive) (legal) To grant an official pardon for a crime; unguilt.
PARDON, interjection. Often used when someone does not understand what another person says.
PARDON MY FRENCH, verb. (idiomatic) To excuse the speaker's swearing or bad language.
PARDON, noun. The act of excusing a mistake or offense.
PARDON, noun. A warrant granting release from punishment for an offense.
PARDON, noun. The formal act of liberating someone.
PARDON, verb. Accept an excuse for; "Please excuse my dirty hands".
PARDON, verb. Grant a pardon to; "Ford pardoned Nixon"; "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President".
When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.