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Synonyms of amnesty in English:


  • an amnesty for political prisoners
    release, discharge, liberty, freedom;
    absolution, forgiveness, dispensation, remission, indulgence, clemency, mercy
    informal let-off, letting off
  • verb

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  • the guerrillas were amnestied and allowed to return to civilian life
    pardon, grant an amnesty to, reprieve;
    release, discharge, liberate, free;
    forgive, excuse, exempt, spare, deliver;
    deal leniently with, be lenient on/to, be merciful to, show mercy to, have mercy on
    informal let off, let off the hook, go easy on
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