What does the word pardon mean?

Usage examples for pardon

  1. Pardon me for it! – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. " I beg your pardon, and thank you," said Colville. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  3. I hope you will pardon my giving you a little kindly advice. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger