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synonyms for forgave

  • absolve
  • condone
  • excuse
  • forget
  • acquit
  • amnesty
  • clear
  • commute
  • efface
  • exculpate
  • exempt
  • exonerate
  • extenuate
  • overlook
  • palliate
  • pocket
  • purge
  • release
  • relent
  • remit
  • reprieve
  • respite
  • spring
  • accept apology
  • allow for
  • bear no malice
  • bear with
  • bury the hatchet
  • dismiss from mind
  • kiss and make up
  • laugh off
  • let bygones be bygones
  • let it go
  • let off
  • let off easy
  • let pass
  • let up on
  • make allowance
  • think no more of
  • turn other cheek
  • wink at
  • wipe slate clean

antonyms for forgave

MOST RELEVANT
  • condemn
  • accuse
  • blame
  • hold
  • increase
  • keep
  • maintain
  • sentence
  • censure
  • charge
  • punish
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How to use forgave in a sentence

I cannot take pride in or identify with my sin because Christ died on the cross in my place, forgave my sins, and has given me new life.
VA. HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE DEFENDS ANTI-TRANSGENDER COMMENTSMICHAEL K. LAVERSAPRIL 13, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In the nine years since Linsanity, people challenged me, educated me and forgave me.
JEREMY LIN: DESPITE FEAR AND ANGER AFTER THE ATLANTA SHOOTINGS, THERE IS HOPEJEREMY LIN WITH PATRICIA SUNMARCH 22, 2021TIME
Joachim, as time showed, never forgave the Emperor for the failure of his cherished plan.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Marshal never forgave the aide-de-camp who had thus urged him to spend his money.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The parents were well to do, and in due time forgave the imprudent match.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He merely felt sorry that his sister could believe such tales—and forgave her without a single word.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He forgave him from that moment; and forgiveness with Dr. Ashton meant the full meaning of the word.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Kirke implored forgiveness; and the dying man declared that he forgave as he hoped to be forgiven.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
One boy only forgave him, one boy only prayed for him, one boy only endeavoured to see him for one last kind word.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
His genial, boyish heart readily forgave them, and his eyes shone with joy.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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