Condoned
Condone Con*done", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Condoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Condoning}.] [L. condonare, -donatum, to give up, remit, forgive; con- + donare to give. See {Donate}.] 1. To pardon; to forgive. [1913 Webster]

A fraud which he had either concocted or condoned. --W. Black. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


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