forgive-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: grant pardon

Bo tells Nora that he lied when he told her that he forgave her for sleeping with Sam.
Does a person's past forgive their present sins?
Begin by not simply attacking him or forgiving him as a failed parent.
He forgives me when I'm wrong.

VerbNet: judgement-33.1-1
FrameNet: Forgiveness
PropBank: forgive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: absolve a debt

He urged all countries to forgive his country's enormous foreign debts.
They rented the facility from a related party that forgave outstanding lease obligations.
The company forgave outstanding promissory notes.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: forgive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2