Definitions for condonekənˈdoʊn
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excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with
"excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
To forgive, excuse or overlook (something).
To allow, accept or permit (something).
To forgive (marital infidelity or other marital offense).
Origin: * From condono, con- + donare.
to pardon; to forgive
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
Origin: [L. condonare, -donatum, to give up, remit, forgive; con- + donare to give. See Donate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of condone in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of condone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I certainly do not condone that at all.
But if they're true, of course we will not condone it.
I can't condone that type of behavior, that is unacceptable.
Michael's does not condone blackface performances of any kind. it's coincidence.
It would force individuals to have to condone, accept, even celebrate, sexual immorality.
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Translations for condone
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- извинявам, прощавам, опрощавам, позволявамBulgarian
- perdonar, condonarSpanish
- suvaita, antaa anteeksi, hyväksyäFinnish
- autoriser, pardonner, permettreFrench
- mathScottish Gaelic
- vergeven, toelatenDutch
- разрешать, допускать, прощатьRussian
- tolerera, överse med, ha överseende medSwedish
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