noun. 1. with regard to psychology and psychiatry, a type of sustaining provision of a people whose remediation is necessitated by the court and who hasn't been released, but who is not in the restrictions of a limited environment, like a mental institution or shelter. A person might be returned to the facility at any point in time without an official procession by a court. 2. supervised discharge from restriction in a correctional institution.
PAROLE: "The judge granted the inmate's parole."