Definitions For Pardon


  • The act of excusing a mistake or offense
  • The formal act of liberating someone
  • A warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
  • An act of officially saying that someone who was judged to be guilty of a crime will be allowed to go free and will not be punished
  • Forgiveness for something


  • Grant a pardon to
  • Accept an excuse for
  • To officially say that someone who is guilty of a crime will be allowed to go free and will not be punished
  • To say that someone should not be blamed for thinking, doing, or saying something
  • To officially say that a person, country, etc., does not have to pay (a debt)

Is Pardon a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pardon is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pardon in a Sentence

  • The governor granted him a pardon.
  • He asked my pardon for taking so much of my time.
  • He eventually pardoned his sister for interfering in his marriage
  • I'm willing to pardon a little sloppiness of dress in such a kind and loving person.

Synonyms for Pardon

Antonyms for Pardon

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