An example of condone is when you see someone stealing in a store and you just look the other way.
transitive verb-·doned′, -·don′ing
Origin of condoneClassical Latin condonare from com-, intensive + donare, to give: see donation
transitive verbcon·doned, con·don·ing, con·dones
Origin of condoneLatin condōnāre com- intensive pref. ; see com- . dōnāre to give ( from dōnum gift ; see dō- in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present condones, present participle condoning, simple past and past participle condoned)
- From Latin condōno (“forgive”), con- (“together”) + dōnāre (“to give”).