Definitions for apologize

Definitions for (verb) apologize

Main entry: apologise, apologize

Definition: acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

Usage: I apologized for being late; He apologized for the many typoes

Main entry: rationalise, rationalize, justify, apologise, apologize, excuse

Definition: defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

Usage: rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior; he rationalized his lack of success

Visual thesaurus for apologize