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Synonyms for forgive

Synonyms for forgive

to grant forgiveness to or for

Words related to forgive

stop blaming or grant forgiveness

absolve from payment

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That means,'' said Wamba, ``that she does not forgive him at all.
I never shall forgive you," was Jo's stern answer, and from that moment she ignored Amy entirely.
But do say that you forgive me, Nathalie," he entreated, softening.
A moment later she was reading Tom's piece of bark through flowing tears and saying: "I could forgive the boy, now, if he'd committed a million sins
she offered to forgive the past, if I would marry Eliza.
I beg that gentleman, if he has it in his power, to inform that young woman from me that I forgive her her bad conduct towards myself, and that I call her to repentance - if he will be so good.
Tell her, I forgive her; tell her I will come-- at the very last.
Cosmus, duke of Florence, had a desperate saying against perfidious or neglecting friends, as if those wrongs were unpardonable; You shall read (saith he) that we are commanded to forgive our enemies; but you never read, that we are commanded to forgive our friends.
It was as joyful to be forgiven past unworthinesses as to forgive them.
But if I forgive her for the sake of doing right, then let union with her have only a spiritual aim.
And they all forgave her; I never knew of one who did not forgive her; I think had there been one it would have proved that there was a flaw in her.
Methought that it was I who was trying to save you, and may heaven forgive me else, for surely that be my only excuse for running away from a handful of swords.
She 's sorry, I know, and won't forget what you say any more, if you 'll forgive her this once," cried Polly, very earnestly, when the foolish little story was told.
Say to Ariel, 'I forgive him; and one day I will let him see me again.
The doctor had acquainted his brother with what had past between Mr Allworthy and him; and added with a smile, "I promise you I paid you off; nay, I absolutely desired the good gentleman not to forgive you: for you know after he had made a declaration in your favour, I might with safety venture on such a request with a person of his temper; and I was willing, as well for your sake as for my own, to prevent the least possibility of a suspicion.