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Synonyms for condone

to grant forgiveness to or for

Synonyms for condone

excuse, overlook, or make allowances for


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According to the news agency REGNUM, Russia's General Military Staff warned on Sunday that in the event of ISIL terrorists obtaining US-made Stinger missiles, the issue of condoning terrorism would be submitted for consideration by the UN Security Council.
Far be it from me to suggest that Shakespeare was condoning wife beating in Taming Of The Shrew or murder in the Scottish play, and what was Tennessee Williams up to with his Cat On A Hot Tin Roof ?
The current antics of the European politicians are only condoning the principle of using sport as a political tool, and only storing up problems for ourselves in 2012.
By prohibiting drugs we are condoning a black market when legalisation would bring new revenue to the NHS.
A PROMOTION for cigarette papers was banned by the advertising watchdog today because it could be seen as condoning the use of cannabis.
The court found triable issues of fact regarding whether the officer's resignation was voluntary and if the department had a custom or policy of condoning a "code of silence.
The award-winning singer, whose mother is Scottish, also described Britain's role in the Gulf War as condoning murder.
Management] will say workplace harassment is not condoned, but by not fulfilling it in their acts, they are actually condoning it with a wink and a nod.
Bishop Kunonga's pronouncements from the pulpit and elsewhere have divided Anglicans, many of whom see him as condoning violence committed by Zanu-PF supporters.
The list also covers "a wide range of activities that sometimes fall into the sphere of protected political speech, such as 'public insults' of minority groups, 'public condoning of war crimes,' and 'public dissemination of tracts, pictures, or other material containing expressions of racism or xenophobia' -- including material posted on far-Right internet websites.
No one is suggesting that this be done violently-this would certainly be against Christian charity-but by condoning this type of behavior one is giving tacit approval, and contributing to the epidemic that is AIDS.
It could be interpreted as condoning a breach of the law.
By encouraging and condoning violence and terror, the Animal Defense League has made itself an outlaw organization,'' Delgadillo said.
He shouldn't have been sent off in first place even Moyes and Stubbs agree with that, though that's not condoning events.
By praising Putin's actions you are not only condoning the gassing of civilians and summary executions in a crisis, but you are condoning the treatment of the Chechens by the Russian army.