What does apologise mean?

Definitions for apologise
apol·o·gise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word apologise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise(verb)

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

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

  2. apologize, apologise(verb)

    acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

    "I apologized for being late"; "He apologized for the many typoes"

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apologise' in Verbs Frequency: #1041

How to pronounce apologise?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say apologise in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apologise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apologise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of apologise in a Sentence

  1. Avid Life:

    We apologise for this unprovoked and criminal intrusion into our customers' information.

  2. Paul Cook:

    We are appalled by the behaviour of certain members of staff at Medway Secure Training Centre shown in the programme and I would like to apologise personally to any young people involved in these incidents.

  3. Spaniard Feliciano Lopez:

    I just wanted to apologise and to make him happy for a while, i gave him a T-shirt and a wristband from the match.

  4. Jill Ellis:

    I apologise for disappointing my team mates, coaches and the Federation who have always supported me, i think it's best for me to take a break, decompress from the stress of the last several months and come back mentally and physically ready to positively contribute to the team.

  5. Muhammad Ali:

    If you ever dream of beating me then you better wake up and apologise

Images & Illustrations of apologise

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