Synonyms of 'amnesty'
in the sense of clemency
The prisoners' pleas for clemency were turned down.
in the sense of condone
to overlook or forgive (an offence or wrongdoing)
I couldn't condone what she was doing.
in the sense of dispensation
any exemption from an obligation
The committee were not prepared to grant special dispensation.
in the sense of exculpate
to free from blame or guilt
in the sense of excuse
to pardon (a person) or overlook (a fault)
Please excuse me for my late arrival.
in the sense of exonerate
to clear (someone) of blame or a criminal charge
The official report exonerated the school of any blame.
in the sense of forgive
to stop feeling anger and resentment towards (a person) or at (an action that has caused upset or harm)
She'll understand and forgive you.
in the sense of forgiveness
the act of forgiving or the state of being forgiven
I offered up a prayer for forgiveness.
in the sense of free
to release or liberate
They are going to free more prisoners.
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Thesaurus for amnesty from the Collins English Thesaurus