Definitions for apologize
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word apologize.
acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
"I apologized for being late"; "He apologized for the many typoes"
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"
To make an apology or defence.
To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends
My correspondent apologized for not answering my letter.
To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from apology.
It will be much more seasonable to reform than apologize or rhetoricate; and therefore it imports those, who dwell secure, to look about them. Decay of Piety.
I ought to apologize for my indiscretion in the whole undertaking. William Wake, Preparation for Death.
The translator needs not apologize for his choice of this piece, which was made in his childhood. Alexander Pope, Statius. Preface to.
to make an apology or defense
to make an apology or excuse; to make acknowledgment of some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends; -- with for; as, my correspondent apologized for not answering my letter
"Apologize" is a song written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder for OneRepublic's debut album Dreaming Out Loud. A remix version was included on the Timbaland album, Shock Value and on the deluxe version of Dreaming Out Loud. A country version of the song was recorded by Luke Bryan for his album, "Doin' My Thing". The song was the biggest radio airplay hit in the history of the Pop Songs radio in North America, with 10,394 plays in one week, until its record was broken by Leona Lewis's "Bleeding Love", which was also co-written by Tedder. The song was a major hit internationally, reaching number one in 16 countries, including Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, Turkey, and the Netherlands, as well as staying at number one for eight consecutive weeks on the Billboard Pop 100 chart. The song charted in the Top Three on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent 13 weeks at number one in Canada. "Apologize" was ranked number 50 on the list of the Billboard Hot 100's All-Time Top Songs list from the chart's first 50 years. It spent 25 consecutive weeks in the Top 10, the longest stay there for any song since "Smooth" by Santana, which spent 30 weeks in 1999. It was also ranked number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. It remains OneRepublic's biggest hit single in the United States to date.
The numerical value of apologize in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of apologize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Let me just say one thing that I just realized in this conversation, i have to let go of being angry at him. He never crossed the line on our show, with any, you know, sexual whatever. Verbally, yes, he harassed me, but he did apologize. I have to let it go. [Turns to Tambor.] And I have to give you a chance to, you know, for us to be friends again.
I hope that United Airlines apologize to us because United Airlines was just United Airlines, and I hope that in general they realize that this type of treatment for paying customers is n’t right, i want people to know that this airline is this bad. They need to better train their staff.
Earlier today I made a reference which I understand may have been viewed as offensive. I apologize.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
The Boy Scouts care deeply about all victims of child abuse and sincerely apologize to anyone who was harmed during their time in scouting, at no time have The Boy Scouts ever knowingly allowed a perpetrator to work with youth, and The Boy Scouts mandate that all leaders, volunteers and staff members nationwide immediately report any abuse allegation to law enforcement.
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- праба́чыцца, выбача́цца, перапра́шваць, перапрасі́ць, прабача́цца, вы́бачыццаBelarusian
- извиня́вам сеBulgarian
- apologitzarCatalan, Valencian
- puolustella, pyytää anteeksiFinnish
- התנצל, ביקש סליחה, הִתְנַצֵּלHebrew
- माफी माँगता हूँHindi
- elnézést kér, tart, bocsánatot kér, védőbeszédHungarian
- meminta maafIndonesian
- 詫びる, 謝るJapanese
- ბოდიშის მოხდაGeorgian
- zich verontschuldigen, verantwoordenDutch
- przepraszać, przeprosićPolish
- desculpar-se, apologizarPortuguese
- извини́ться, извиня́тьсяRussian
- испричати, ispričatiSerbo-Croatian
- вибача́тися, перепроси́ти, перепро́шувати, ви́бачитисяUkrainian
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