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forgives, 3rd person singular present; forgiving, present participle; forgave, past tense; forgiven, past participle;
  1. Stop feeling angry or resentful toward (someone) for an offense, flaw, or mistake
    • - I don't think I'll ever forgive David for the way he treated her
  2. Stop feeling angry or resentful toward someone for (an offense, flaw, or mistake)
    • - they are not going to pat my head and say all is forgiven
    • - he was not a man who found it easy to forgive and forget
  3. Used in polite expressions as a request to excuse or regard indulgently one's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
    • - you will have to forgive my suspicious mind
  4. Cancel (a debt)
    • - he proposed that their debts should not be forgiven

  1. stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"
  2. absolve from payment; "I forgive you your debt"
  3. (forgiveness) compassionate feelings that support a willingness to forgive
  4. (forgiveness) the act of excusing a mistake or offense
  5. (forgiving) inclined or able to forgive and show mercy; "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"
  6. (forgiving) absolvitory: providing absolution
  7. Forgive is the second studio album by American country music artist Rebecca Lynn Howard. The album was released in September 2002 by MCA Nashville. ...
  8. Forgiveness is typically defined as the process of concluding resentment, indignation or anger as a result of a perceived offense, difference or mistake, and/or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution. ...
  9. (Forgiven (Disturbed song)) Ten Thousand Fists is the third album by American Heavy metal band Disturbed. ...
  10. (Forgiven (Los Lonely Boys album)) Forgiven was released on July 1, 2008. It is the Los Lonely Boys' fifth album and their third studio set.
  11. (Forgiven (Sanctus Real song)) "Forgiven" is a song by Christian rock band Sanctus Real which was released to radio in October 2009. The song is from the band's fifth studio album Pieces of a Real Heart, which was released in March 2010. ...
  12. (Forgiven (Within Temptation song)) "Forgiven" is the fourth single from the Dutch symphonic metal/rock band Within Temptation's fourth album The Heart of Everything. It was released to promote their upcoming DVD, Black Symphony as well as being a single off the album. ...
  13. To pardon, to waive any negative feeling or desire for punishment; To accord forgiveness
  14. (Forgiveness) The club’s ability to minimize the effects of off center hits.
  15. (Forgiveness) Under certain circumstances, the federal government will cancel all or a part of student loans.
  16. (FORGIVENESS) The remission of sin and guilt through the love of Christ. Forgiveness is given originally in baptism; forgiveness for continuing sin is reclaimed through repentance. As God has forgiven the sins of believers, so are Christians to forgive those who have sinned against them (Matt. ...
  17. (Forgiveness) Mormon: Must be earned through what may be "weeks, years, or centuries" of effort. To be forgiven of a sin, one must meet the demands of the LDS definition of repentance for that sin. God 'remembers' the original sin and you lose your forgiveness if you recommit the sin. ...
  18. (FORGIVENESS) Is not “forgetting” about a wrong done. It is making it spiritually, mentally and emotionally as irrelevant as if it had never happened.
  19. (Forgiveness) (compare to absolution and justification)
  20. (Forgiveness) A choice the forgiver makes to let go of resentment held in the forgiver’s mind of a perceived wrong or difference, either actual or imagined. ...
  21. (Forgiveness) A process you offer or enact in response to something that has happened that makes it more difficult for someone (or you) to love themselves, others, God.
  22. (Forgiveness) Allowing room for error or weakness.
  23. (Forgiveness) Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead of revenge, make amends. Forgive yourself too. Instead of feeling hopeless after a mistake, decide to act differently, and have faith that you can change.
  24. (Forgiveness) How kind the club is to you when you hit it off-centre ...
  25. (Forgiveness) Letting off the hook those whose pathology I’m still hooked into.