Synonyms of pardon in English:

pardon


See definition of pardon

noun

1‘he obtained pardon for his sins’

SYNONYMS
forgiveness, absolution, remission, clemency, mercy, lenience, leniency, condonation
historical indulgence

2‘he offered a full pardon to the five convicted men’

SYNONYMS
reprieve, free pardon, general pardon, amnesty, exoneration, exculpation, release, acquittal, discharge
rare oblivion

verb

1‘I know she will pardon me’

SYNONYMS
forgive, absolve, have mercy on, be merciful to, deal leniently with
excuse, condone, overlook
rare remit
ANTONYMS

blame

2‘the convicted men were subsequently pardoned’

SYNONYMS
exonerate, acquit, amnesty, exculpate
let off, grant a pardon to, reprieve, release, free, spare
ANTONYMS

punish


exclamation

1‘‘Pardon?’ I said, cupping a hand to my ear’

SYNONYMS
what did you say, what, eh, I beg your pardon, beg pardon, sorry, excuse me, say again
North American pardon me
informal come again