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synonyms for condone

  • excuse
  • forget
  • forgive
  • ignore
  • wink at
  • buy
  • disregard
  • okay
  • overlook
  • pardon
  • remit
  • give green light
  • go along with
  • lap up
  • let it come
  • let it go by
  • let pass
  • look the other way
  • nod at
  • pass over
See also synonyms for: condonable / condoning

antonyms for condone

MOST RELEVANT
  • attend
  • deny
  • refuse
  • regard
  • respect
  • veto
  • censure
  • condemn
  • forbid
  • prevent
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How to use condone in a sentence

I don’t condone or condemn recreational use, but if you think “I’ll go to Burning Man and heal my depression by scoring some molly,” you might be disappointed.
“I UNDERSTAND WHAT JOY IS NOW”: AN MDMA TRIAL PARTICIPANT TELLS HIS STORYCHARLOTTE JEEAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He later clarified that he didn’t “condone or support the violence and lawlessness that took place.”
VOEPEL WON’T PASS ANY BILLS THIS YEARDEVIN WHATLEYJULY 2, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There is no policy barring an officer from doing what’s shown in the video, but “there is a code of conduct on how we should carry ourselves in public,” Kelly said, adding that the sheriff’s office does not “condone” the deputy’s behavior.
AN OFFICER PLAYED A TAYLOR SWIFT SONG TO KEEP HIS RECORDING OFF YOUTUBE. INSTEAD IT WENT VIRAL.JULIAN MARKJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“A vote to follow the subcommittee’s … recommendation … is a vote to condone the lapses in good governance and proper diligence that ultimately led to AB 805,” he said.
POLITICS REPORT: GHOST GUNS EXPLODINGSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSJUNE 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
“We do not condone or tolerate verbal or physical abuse of our flight crews, who are responsible for the safety of our passengers,” Mainz said.
VIDEO SHOWS A WOMAN PUNCHING A SOUTHWEST FLIGHT ATTENDANT IN THE FACE, KNOCKING OUT TEETH: ‘IT WAS ALL BAD’ANDREA SALCEDOMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Healey said she did not condone the detainees’ behavior, but she said the sheriff’s office used “disproportionate” force on detainees after the disturbance had largely subsided.
ICE TO STOP DETAINING IMMIGRANTS AT TWO COUNTY JAILS UNDER FEDERAL INVESTIGATIONMARIA SACCHETTIMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Racism and hate have no place in sport or our society, and our club will not condone this behavior.
UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE INVESTIGATING ALLEGATIONS OF RACIAL ABUSE AT LOUDOUN UNITED’S HOME OPENERSTEVEN GOFFMAY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However, 11 senators decided to condone hate and the intolerance towards the LGBTQIA youth on the island.
HOMOPHOBIA WINS IN THE PUERTO RICO SENATEALBERTO J. VALENTÍNMAY 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
They knew their actions would be condoned by the local powers, even if more prominent voices tut-tutted about following the rule of law.
MY FATHER WROTE 'STRANGE FRUIT.' THE CAPITOL RIOTERS HAD A LOT IN COMMON WITH THE LYNCH MOBS THAT INSPIRED THAT SONGROBERT MEEROPOLMARCH 5, 2021TIME
Some Republicans needled Garland with questions meant to elicit outrage from their supporters, including Senator Mike Lee of Utah, who accused two woman DOJ-nominees, Vanita Gupta and Kristen Clarke, of condoning “radical” positions in the past.
'I AM NOT THE PRESIDENT'S LAWYER.' MERRICK GARLAND VOWS INDEPENDENCE AS ATTORNEY GENERALLISSANDRA VILLAFEBRUARY 23, 2021TIME
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