apologize

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  • verb

Synonyms for apologize

say sorry

Synonyms

  • say sorry
  • express regret
  • ask forgiveness
  • make an apology
  • beg pardon
  • say you are sorry

Synonyms for apologize

to support against arguments, attack, or criticism

Synonyms for apologize

acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

Synonyms

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

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And so I would agree with Nick Clegg and with the leadership of the party that he should apologise.
Asked if he should take his seat alongside Lib Dem peers if he failed to apologise, she said: "No, I don't think he should.
We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause you.
He unreservedly apologises for the remarks which were made and has written to Imperial College to apologise.
Yesterday he said: ``If somebody apologises, they apologise because they believe they have done something wrong.
This is a mere formality but is a legal requirement and the Company apologises to its shareholders for this delay but is of the opinion that it is unable to file before that date.