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1. pardon

verb. ['ˈpɑːrdən'] grant a pardon to.

Synonyms

  • forgive

Antonyms

  • blame
  • enforce

Etymology

  • pardonen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pardoner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Pardon

  • janardhan
  • varden
  • rardon
  • parden
  • mardon
  • marden
  • harden
  • garden
  • darden
  • carden
  • barden
  • arden

How do you pronounce pardon?

Pronounce pardon as ˈpɑrdən.

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Sentences with pardon


1. Verb, base form
Hear the prayers of your church, grant my requests, and pardon my sins.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For a full pardon, you must wait 10 years since completing your sentence.

3. Adjective
But he goes on to say, "Some shall be pardon'd, and some punished."

Quotes about pardon


1. We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon, to the most bitter solitude.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

2. We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.
- Douglas Horton

3. Love truth, but pardon error.
- Voltaire

2. pardon

verb. ['ˈpɑːrdən'] accept an excuse for.

Synonyms

  • forgive

Etymology

  • pardonen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pardoner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. pardon

noun. ['ˈpɑːrdən'] the act of excusing a mistake or offense.

Synonyms

  • exculpation
  • kindness
  • condonation
  • benignity

Antonyms

  • inconsideration
  • unkindness
  • evil
  • evilness

Etymology

  • pardonen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pardoner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pardon

noun. ['ˈpɑːrdən'] a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense.

Synonyms

  • warrant

Antonyms

  • malignity
  • inhumaneness

Etymology

  • pardonen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pardoner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pardon

noun. ['ˈpɑːrdən'] the formal act of liberating someone.

Synonyms

  • amnesty
  • clemency
  • mercifulness
  • free pardon

Antonyms

  • unkind
  • stinginess
  • mercilessness
  • malign

Etymology

  • pardonen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pardoner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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