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To cooperate secretly in an illegal or wrongful action; collude:
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  1. To cooperate secretly in an illegal or wrongful action; collude:
  2. To pretend not to see or look (at something wrong or evil), thus giving tacit consent or cooperation; feign ignorance of another's wrongdoing
  3. To feign ignorance of or fail to take measures against a wrong, thus implying tacit encouragement or consent:
To forgive, pardon, or overlook (an offense)
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  1. To forgive, pardon, or overlook (an offense)
  2. To overlook, forgive, or disregard (an offense) without protest or censure.
To apologize for (oneself) for an act that could cause offense:
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  1. To apologize for (oneself) for an act that could cause offense:
  2. To give permission to leave; release:
  3. To permit to leave
To allow the doing of (something); consent to:
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  1. To allow the doing of (something); consent to:
  2. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize:
  3. To afford opportunity; allow:
To absolve from payment of (a debt, for example).
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  1. To absolve from payment of (a debt, for example).
  2. To relent in being angry or in wishing to exact punishment for (an offense or fault).
  3. To give up resentment against or stop wanting to punish (someone) for an offense or fault; pardon.
Find another word for wink-at. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wink-at, like: connive, pass over, gloss over, condone, pretend not to see, excuse, permit, forgive, turn a blind eye toward, censure and frown-upon.