Synonyms of 'amnesty'
in the sense of liberate
to release (a country) from enemy occupation
How committed is the leadership to liberating its people from poverty?
in the sense of mercy
the power to show mercy
Neither side showed its prisoners any mercy.
in the sense of overlook
to disregard or ignore (misbehaviour or a fault)
He never overlooked his employees' faults.
in the sense of release
to free (someone) from obligation or duty
He wants to be released from any promise between us.
in the sense of remission
a reduction in the length of a prison term
I've got 10 years and there's no remission for repeat offenders.
in the sense of reprieve
a postponement or cancellation of a punishment
a reprieve for eight people waiting to be hanged
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Thesaurus for amnesty from the Collins English Thesaurus