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Synonyms for probation
proʊˈbeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. probation(noun)

    a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership

  2. probation(noun)

    a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

  3. probation(noun)

    (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court

    "probation is part of the sentencing process"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. probation

    essay, examination, test, trial, experiment, proof, criterion, touchstone, ordeal, verification

    license, nonprobation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. probation(n.)


  2. probation(n.)

    moral trial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    parole, probationary, internship, worker, test, traineeship

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How to use probation in a sentence?

  1. Ronald Daigle Jr.:

    There is a clear double standard, my client was sentenced to a year in federal prison, fine, probation, house arrest and a dishonorable discharge from the Navy.

  2. Tarrant County:

    I don't think you go on a vacation and disappear, and don't tell anybody, and cut your hair and dye your hair, and hide out in a shabby apartment in a resort town. ... They fought so hard to keep him out of trouble when he killed four innocent people drinking three times the legal limit of alcohol, there's no doubt in my mind that when the video came out that showed him at that party and he was facing a possible revocation of probation, they made a conscious decision to run, and they did.

  3. Meek Mill:

    I got caught up in the system and every time I started to further my life with the music industry... every year or two it was something that brought me back to ground zero, and it was probation.

  4. Gretta Goodwin:

    I don't believe it would make a difference. There would have been some short jail term, or probation, and John Zawahri still would have accumulated the gun parts in the two years after that.

  5. Daniel Koehler:

    The probation office is only responsible for post-release, which means that for most of the defendants, the work will begin only after many years from now.

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