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Forgive meaning

forgive - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. stop blaming or grant forgiveness; " I forgave him his infidelity"; " She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"
  2. 2. To give wholly; to make over without reservation; to resign.
  3. 3. To give up resentment or claim to requital on account of ( an offense or wrong); to remit the penalty of; to pardon; - said in reference to the act forgiven.
  4. 4. To cease to feel resentment against, on account of wrong committed; to give up claim to requital from or retribution upon ( an offender); to absolve; to pardon; - said of the person offending.
  5. 5. To remit; pardon.

forgive - examples of usage

  1. Liza, say you forgive me! - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. You forgive me for saying what I'd much rather not say? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. Forgive me, please, Ruth." - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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