To forgive someone is to stop hating them and to move on. Sometimes it's difficult to forgive someone, but it's the right thing to do.

  • He tried to forgive her, but it was hard.

  • After she had her surgery, she was still feeling angry and bitter, but she decided to forgive her attacker.

Definition of forgave


To pardon; to waive any negative feeling or desire for punishment, retribution, or compensation.


To accord forgiveness.

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Example Sentences for forgave

  • 1

    We supplicate to Almighty Allah to forgive her sins.

  • 2

    The priest administers absolution, formally forgiving the person of his sins.

  • 3

    Can we just skip the apology and go straight to the forgiving

  • 4

    Exaggerating pleasures is forgivable, but exaggerating troubles is not forgivable.

  • 5

    Occasional incivility is forgivable.

  • 6

    Please forgive me.

  • 7

    Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

  • 8

    Forgiving is not the same as forgetting.

  • 9

    The solution for the Christian is forgiveness.

  • 10

    They decided to forgive a slayer.