Definition of forgive :
1. To cease to feel resentment against, on account of wrong committed; to give up claim to requital from or retribution upon ( an offender); to absolve; to pardon; - said of the person offending.
2. To give up resentment or claim to requital on account of ( an offense or wrong); to remit the penalty of; to pardon; - said in reference to the act forgiven.
3. To give wholly; to make over without reservation; to resign.
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forgive (part of speech: verb)