- An abbreviation for 'own recognizance', which allows a person charged with a crime to be released without bail, as long as the judge trusts they will attend all required court appearances
- The judge decided to release him on O.R. due to his strong ties to the community.
- Despite her criminal charge, she was allowed O.R. since she owned substantial property in town.
- He was relieved to be granted O.R. as he knew his family would support him through the trials.