- [noun] a promise; "he gave his word"
Synonyms: word, word of honor
- [noun] a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"
Synonyms: password, watchword, word, countersign
- [noun] (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitiles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with
- [verb] release a criminal from detention and place him on parole; "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison"