Pronunciation: (kun-dōn'),[key] —v.t.,-doned, -don•ing. 1. to disregard or overlook (something illegal, objectionable, or the like).
2. to give tacit approval to: By his silence, he seemed to condone their behavior. 3. to pardon or forgive (an offense); excuse.
4. to cause the condonation of.
5. Law.to forgive or act so as to imply forgiveness of (a violation of the marriage vow).