Meaning of condone
Pronunciation: (kun-dōn'), [key]
— -doned, -don•ing.
- to disregard or overlook (something illegal, objectionable, or the like).
- to give tacit approval to: By his silence, he seemed to condone their behavior.
- to pardon or forgive (an offense); excuse.
- to cause the condonation of.
- to forgive or act so as to imply forgiveness of (a violation of the marriage vow).
- condone (Thesaurus)