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"

Wiktionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Condone

    kon-dōn′, v.t. to forgive: to pass over.—n. Condonā′tion, forgiveness: in the legal phraseology of Britain and the United States, forgiveness granted by the injured party, which may be urged by the guilty party as a defence against an action of divorce on the ground of adultery. [L. con, inten., donāre, to give. See Donation.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of condone in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of condone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    I certainly do not condone that at all.

  2. Rece Davis:

    I can't condone that type of behavior, that is unacceptable.

  3. Bobby Berger:

    Michael's does not condone blackface performances of any kind. it's coincidence.

  4. Steven Hotze:

    It would force individuals to have to condone, accept, even celebrate, sexual immorality.

  5. Donald Trump:

    No, because I don’t condone violence and I didn’t say I was going to pay for the fees.

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