Condone

Definition of Condone

Con`done´
v. t.1.To pardon; to forgive.
[imp. & p. p. Condoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Condoning.]
A fraud which he had either concocted or condoned.
- W. Black.
It would have been magnanimous in the men then in power to have overlooked all these things, and, condoning the politics, to have rewarded the poetry of Burns.
- J. C. Shairp.
2.(Law) To pardon; to overlook the offense of; esp., to forgive for a violation of the marriage law; - said of either the husband or the wife.

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