Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Condoning'
Condoning Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- 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.]
- To pardon; to forgive. A fraud which he had either concocted or condoned. --W. Black. 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.