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condone

con·done

condone

 
 
pronunciation:
kn don
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: condoned, condones, condoning
definition: to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
He loathed cowardice and therefore could not condone his friend's spineless behavior.He condoned his brother's thievery.
antonyms:
condemn
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derivations: condonable (adj.), condoner (n.)
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