What does apologise mean?

Definitions for apologise
apol·o·gise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationaliseverb

    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, apologiseverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Muhammad Ali:

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

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Always forgive, for it is symbol of strength and never apologise, for it is a symbol of weakness.

  3. Avid Life:

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

  4. Ignazio Marino:

    I apologise to Romans and to tourists for the unacceptable transport problems in recent days, i have decided to change the board.

  5. Ben Wallace:

    On behalf of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the government both at the time and today I want to apologise.

Images & Illustrations of apologise

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