Synonym of pardoning

Alternative for pardoning

pardons, pardoned, pardoning

Synonym: absolve, acquit, exculpate, excuse, exonerate, forgive, vindicate,

Antonym: punish,


Absolving or exonerating


Kind or lenient, often to excess
soft lenient tolerant forgiving indulgent compassionate overindulgent clement liberal permissive lax charitable benign benignant condoning easy easygoing gentle kind merciful light mild mollycoddling obliging pampering softhearted spoiling sympathetic tender generous forbearing gracious undemanding allowing complaisant compliant excusing permitting yielding easy-going tender-hearted weak boneless soft-hearted spineless humane sparing magnanimous pitying accommodating kindly benevolent moderate patient humoring temperate understanding humouring beneficent humanitarian acquiescent cooperative tenderhearted feeling kindhearted ruthful pitiful flexible pliant long-suffering all heart bleeding heart agreeable docile heart in right place accepting placable deceivable kind-hearted dupable willing to forgive loving favoring good-natured assuasive letting amiable soft-shell emollient assuaging gullible biddable submissive susceptible deludable amenable trusting fleeceable naive tractable unoppressive unburdensome unsuspicious favouring live with being big going easy on considerate caring warm broad-minded friendly warmhearted open-minded mellow thoughtful good-hearted genial affable neighbourly warm-hearted good-humored neighborly good-humoured pleasant cordial calm helpful unprejudiced unselfish free progressive amicable decent congenial big-hearted cheerful altruistic sentimental latitudinarian sensitive unbigoted hospitable unbiased sociable serene free and easy big good good-tempered receptive responsive empathetic approachable stoical uncomplaining libertarian resigned catholic stoic placid even-tempered loose well-disposed advanced chivalrous high-minded radical quiet affectionate broad giving selfless deferential philanthropic reasonable polite nice bighearted longanimous fatherly supportive nonjudgmental favorable motherly pleasing favourable sweet large-hearted well meaning bleeding-heart well disposed bland noble unflappable relaxed untroubled enlightened modest restrained gallant courteous empathic unorthodox unconventional bountiful peaceful approving munificent cool unstinting human great-hearted left rational avant-garde intelligent interested receiving breezy convivial peaceable open-handed happy bounteous companionable chummy gregarious lovable easy-oasy meek laid-back goodhearted maternal likeable tranquil laissez-faire matey clubby likable happy-go-lucky easy to get along with sweet-tempered buddy-buddy imperturbable unexcitable carefree unruffled hands-off equable casual nonchalant insouciant unconcerned fond unhurried accommodative doting solicitous humble unassuming commiserative soothing willing composed balmy ungrudging delicate concerned comforting enduring self-controlled self-restrained shy demure outgoing sympathizing condoling princely nonabrasive reverent retiring commiserating fatherlike pally comradely cheery greathearted self-possessed regular passive sympathising lamblike openhanded knightly lavish delightful engaging civil buoyant smiling extroverted extrovert respectful subdued angelic unoffensive public-spirited loving and giving reformist brotherly company-loving humanistic hail-fellow-well-met with the patience of Job general smooth well-mannered open liberalistic non-restrictive soft-boiled unprescriptive unrestricted live-and-let-live tolerating generous to a fault touchy-feely eager to help eager to please liberal-minded mushy emotional heroic courageous fair perceptive comprehending appreciative reassuring cosseting gratifying softie marshmallow eleemosynary soft touch propitious dutiful regardful well intentioned openhearted wholesome benefic tactful attentive philanthropical freehanded courtly valiant conciliatory assenting willing to please favourably disposed soft-shelled overpermissive low-pressure devil-may-care handsome unpretentious living with conformable brave lowly going easy with free-handed well-meaning persistent persevering philosophical sophisticated wide consoling encouraging restful softened halcyon deliberate slow muted zephyr-like feeble civilized equanimous untiring mild-tempered inexcitable fearless honourable intrepid honorable stout-hearted bold dauntless going along with piteous obedient impartial nonconventional nonorthodox right-on non-partisan nontraditional having heart in right place accessible righteous impassive philosophic fortitudinous elevated high lordly sublime natural lofty great self-sacrificing easy on easy with able to live with poised offhand outgiving indolent uncritical collected complacent lazy hang-loose informal uninhibited civilised worthy soft-touch upright down-to-earth diffident timid self-effacing noble-minded valorous old softie charming winsome laid back noninterventionist open-hearted unobtrusive unambitious do-good couthy conversable personable winning Santa Claus mild-mannered well-intentioned politically correct cozy swell clubbable copacetic urbane forthcoming bonhomous unctuous stately suave has heart in right place pabulum Milquetoast manageable nothing orderly wishy-washy zero cowed plain fearful easy to get on with downright neighborly palsy-walsy cosy soft-spoken moral non-confrontational pacific sisterly dovelike dove-like harmless paternal unworried blithe chilled easy-peasy controlled nonirritant mollifying calmative clear nonirritating sober steady together unfazed even judicious abstinent measured disciplined reserved balanced considered careful conservative compromising cautious not excessive not given to excesses


Present participle for to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
acquitting acquiting absolving exonerating forgiving reprieving accepting clearing excusing condoning discounting exculpating freeing justifying whitewashing amnestying liberating overlooking releasing remitting dealing leniently with having mercy on forgiving and forgetting looking the other way making allowance for making allowances for letting it go by letting someone off with letting something ride letting go letting off discharging sparing exempting relieving letting off the hook going easy on showing mercy to delivering setting free dispensing shriving disenthralling vindicating granting an amnesty to dismissing springing unchaining unbinding unfettering saving unshackling atoning letting out wiping slate clean having pity on purging emancipating privileging from unburdening redeeming manumitting enfranchising uncaging disburdening disimprisoning loosing sanitising sanitizing enlarging excepting bailing out disencumbering unleashing turning loose letting loose setting loose letting up on paroling bailing wiping the slate clean letting off easy dropping removing abandoning divesting ridding disculpating rationalizing explaining finding innocent declaring innocent rationalising stripping disembarrassing lightening untangling making exempt pronouncing not guilty laundering bleaching letting off hook blinking at winking at wiping it off giving dispensation to giving amnesty to extricating excluding granting immunity unyoking respiting rescuing unbridling grandfathering giving indulgence to demobilising unlocking disengaging turning out affranchising freeing from restriction loosening cutting loose freeing from restraint demobilizing untying ransoming putting on the street giving rights to extenuating unguilting relieving of giving immunity making an exception of passing by wiping the slate making an exception for alleviating mitigating postponing palliating allaying abating staying letting someone off pitying forbearing cleansing granting amnesty apologizing for releasing on parole giving terms releasing conditionally giving absolution taking rap for passing over making excuses for expiating purifying granting a stay refraining from hurting granting a pardon to saving bacon saving from saving from harm saving neck letting off this time granting a stay of execution to allowing to leave sending away granting a stay of execution allowing to go giving quarter to giving a break lustrating sanctifying leaving unhurt getting off the hook getting out of hock leaving unpunished pulling out of the fire leaving uninjured granting pardon to leaving unharmed freeing from atoning for bearing no malice towards feeling no resentment towards accepting someone's apology harbouring no grudge against feeling no malice towards stopping feeling malice towards burying the hatchet stopping feeling resentful towards burying the hatchet with turning a blind eye to turning a deaf ear to turning other cheek letting bygones be bygones bearing no malice letting it go kissing and making up thinking no more of


Present participle for to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
disregarding overlooking overpassing sparing discharging forgetting ignoring tolerating brushing aside brushing off letting off giving absolution granting amnesty letting go letting pass winking at granting a pardon to suspending charges closing one's eyes to deliberately ignoring shrugging off burying the hatchet passing over taking no account of turning a blind eye to blinking at glossing over glozing over letting off easy papering over taking no notice of wiping slate clean excusing forgiving condoning remitting discounting whitewashing making light of neglecting dismissing bypassing minimizing minimising slurring over turning a deaf ear to putting up with tuning out paying no attention to bearing with making allowances for paying no mind paying no heed to laughing off going along with looking the other way living with enabling slighting rejecting pooh-poohing downplaying soft-pedalling soft-pedaling dealing rapidly with de-emphasizing treating as unimportant treating lightly shaking off omitting blanking contemning unheeding conniving missing unminding setting aside leaving out of account brushing away shutting eyes to turning a deaf ear sending to Coventry turning a blind eye cold-shouldering leaving be accepting understanding bearing enduring indulging sanctioning brooking allowing permitting making allowance accepting apology for allowing for burying sinking stomaching taking swimming with the tide turning blind eye to shutting your eyes to letting ride letting someone off with grinning and bear it conniving at letting slide standing for playing past looking past letting bygones be bygones rolling with punches letting something ride playing down thinking no more of trivializing spurning discarding abandoning skipping putting out of one's mind laying aside turning your back on scoffing at refusing to acknowledge trivialising forgetting about repudiating dispelling flouting pushing aside paying no mind to putting away taking no notice dropping misheeding putting out of your mind evading avoiding waving aside putting aside having done with joking about having no time for belittling sweeping aside giving no credence to doubting taking with a pinch of salt underselling disbelieving making a joke of dissimulating winking pouring cold water on throwing cold water on rebuffing treating with contempt deodorizing palliating pleading ignorance deodorising turning back on dispensing with excluding turning deaf ear turning blind eye failing to notice looking through not taking into account closing your eyes to burying one's head in sand letting it go blanking over ceasing to think of blanking out stopping thinking about shutting out putting behind you getting over consigning to oblivion erasing from memory dismissing from your mind erasing from your mind ceasing to remember failing to remember scanting losing sight of failing to care for postponing failing to look after paying little attention to trifling with leaving alone failing to provide for depreciating having nothing to do with keeping at arm's length underestimating skimping on forsaking not caring for thinking little of procrastinating over keeping one's distance not troubling oneself leaving undone overleaping deserting shirking deferring procrastinating throwing to the winds eliding turning one's back on passing up pretermitting not caring banishing denying shelving kissing off relegating laughing away scouting despising

Antonym of pardoning

pardoning Idiom, Proverb

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