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for·give

 (fər-gĭv′, fôr-)
v. for·gave (-gāv′), for·giv·en (-gĭv′ən), for·giv·ing, for·gives
v.tr.
1. To give up resentment against or stop wanting to punish (someone) for an offense or fault; pardon.
2. To relent in being angry or in wishing to exact punishment for (an offense or fault).
3. To absolve from payment of (a debt, for example).
v.intr.
To grant forgiveness.

[Middle English forgiven, from Old English forgiefan; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.]

for·giv′a·ble adj.
for·giv′a·bly adv.
for·giv′er n.
Synonyms: forgive, pardon, excuse, condone
These verbs mean to refrain from imposing punishment on an offender or demanding satisfaction for an offense. The first three can be used as conventional ways of offering apology. More strictly, to forgive is to grant pardon without harboring resentment: "Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them" (Oscar Wilde).
Pardon more strongly implies release from the liability for or penalty entailed by an offense: After the revolution all political prisoners were pardoned.
To excuse is to pass over a mistake or fault without demanding punishment or redress: "Valencia was incredibly generous to these deadbeats. She memorized their poetry and excused their bad behavior" (David Sedaris).
To condone is to overlook an offense, usually a serious one, and often suggests tacit forgiveness: Failure to protest the policy may imply a willingness to condone it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forgivable - easily excused or forgiven; "a venial error"
pardonable - admitting of being pardoned

forgivable

adjective pardonable, allowable, excusable, condonable, minor, slight, petty, understandable, unimportant, permissible, not serious, venial His sense of humour makes all else forgivable.

forgivable

adjective
Admitting of forgiveness or pardon:
Translations

forgivable

[fəˈgɪvəbl] ADJperdonable

forgivable

[fərˈgɪvəbəl] adjpardonnable

forgivable

adjverzeihlich, verzeihbar

forgivable

[fəˈgɪvəbl] adjperdonabile