|1.||[ verb ] grant a pardon to|
"Ford pardoned Nixon" "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President"
|Related terms:||forgive assoil amnesty law excuser pardoner|
|2.||[ verb ] accept an excuse for|
"Please excuse my dirty hands"
|Related terms:||forgive forgiveness|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of excusing a mistake or offense|
|Related terms:||kindness condonation exculpation excuse|
|4.||[ noun ] (law,writing) a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense|
|Related terms:||warrant law|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 19507|
|6.||[ noun ] (law) the formal act of liberating someone|
|Related terms:||clemency law|