Detailed Translations for forgive from English to French


to forgive verb (forgives, forgave, forgiving)

  1. to forgive (excuse; pardon; give away; misdeal)
    pardonner; excuser
    • pardonner verb (pardonne, pardonnes, pardonnons, pardonnez, )
    • excuser verb (excuse, excuses, excusons, excusez, )
  2. to forgive (let off)
  3. to forgive (excuse)
    excuser; présenter des excuses; pardonner
    • excuser verb (excuse, excuses, excusons, excusez, )
    • pardonner verb (pardonne, pardonnes, pardonnons, pardonnez, )

Conjugations for forgive:

  1. forgive
  2. forgive
  3. forgives
  4. forgive
  5. forgive
  6. forgive
simple past
  1. forgave
  2. forgave
  3. forgave
  4. forgave
  5. forgave
  6. forgave
present perfect
  1. have forgiven
  2. have forgiven
  3. has forgiven
  4. have forgiven
  5. have forgiven
  6. have forgiven
past continuous
  1. was forgiving
  2. were forgiving
  3. was forgiving
  4. were forgiving
  5. were forgiving
  6. were forgiving
  1. shall forgive
  2. will forgive
  3. will forgive
  4. shall forgive
  5. will forgive
  6. will forgive
continuous present
  1. am forgiving
  2. are forgiving
  3. is forgiving
  4. are forgiving
  5. are forgiving
  6. are forgiving
  1. be forgiven
  2. be forgiven
  3. be forgiven
  4. be forgiven
  5. be forgiven
  6. be forgiven
  1. forgive!
  2. let's forgive!
  3. forgiven
  4. forgiving
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for forgive:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
donner quittance forgive; let off
déclarer quitte forgive; let off
excuser excuse; forgive; give away; misdeal; pardon answer for; excuse; explain away; extenuate; gloss over; justify; palliate; play down; smooth over; trivialise; trivialize
pardonner excuse; forgive; give away; misdeal; pardon excuse; extenuate; palliate; smooth over
présenter des excuses excuse; forgive

Related Words for "forgive":

Synonyms for "forgive":

Related Definitions for "forgive":

  1. stop blaming or grant forgiveness1
    • I forgave him his infidelity1
    • She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday1
  2. absolve from payment1
    • I forgive you your debt1

Wiktionary Translations for forgive:

  1. transitive, to pardon
  1. disculper dans une certaine mesure, présenter une personne ou une action comme moins coupable qu’elle ne sembler.
  2. accorder le pardon d’une faute commettre, ne garder aucun ressentiment d’une injure recevoir. — usage En ce sens il a toujours le nom de la chose pour complément direct et le nom de la personne pour complément indirect avec la préposition.

Cross Translation:
forgive pardonner vergeven — vergiffenis schenken
forgive accorder; adjuger; assigner; attribuer; donner vergeben — (transitiv): etwas verteilen oder weggeben
forgive pardonner; excuser verzeihen — jemandem etwas nachsehen