Synonyms of forgive in English:

forgive


See definition of forgive

verb

1‘she would not forgive him for deceiving her’

SYNONYMS

pardon, excuse, exonerate, absolve, acquit, let off, grant an amnesty to, amnesty

make allowances for, stop feeling resentful towards, feel no resentment towards, stop feeling malice towards, feel no malice towards, harbour no grudge against, bury the hatchet with

let bygones be bygones

informal let someone off the hook, go easy on

rare exculpate

ANTONYMS

blame, convict, resent

2‘you must forgive his rude conduct’

SYNONYMS

excuse, overlook, disregard, ignore, pass over, make allowances for, allow

condone, let go, let pass, sanction, turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, wink at, connive at, blink at, indulge, tolerate

rare extenuate

ANTONYMS

punish