Definitions for condonekənˈdoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excuse, condone(verb)

    excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with

    "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"


  1. condone(Verb)

    To forgive, excuse or overlook (something).

  2. condone(Verb)

    To allow, accept or permit (something).

  3. condone(Verb)

    To forgive (marital infidelity or other marital offense).

  4. Origin: * From condono, con- + donare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condone(verb)

    to pardon; to forgive

  2. Condone(verb)

    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

  3. Origin: [L. condonare, -donatum, to give up, remit, forgive; con- + donare to give. See Donate.]

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  • извинявам, прощавам, опрощавам, позволявамBulgarian
  • perdonar, condonarSpanish
  • suvaita, antaa anteeksi, hyväksyäFinnish
  • autoriser, pardonner, permettreFrench
  • mathScottish Gaelic
  • condonareItalian
  • vergeven, toelatenDutch
  • разрешать, допускать, прощатьRussian
  • tolerera, överse med, ha överseende medSwedish

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