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"

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  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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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. The British ambassador to Israel:

    I am disturbed to hear that Karine Elharrar was unable to attend meetings at COP26. I apologise deeply and sincerely to the minister. We want a COP Summit that is welcoming and inclusive to everyone.

  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. Volkswagen China:

    We have paid close attention to CCTV reporting ... and we sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers.

  4. 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.

  5. Ignazio Marino:

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

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