apologize


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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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Host Steve Harvey personally apologizes to Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach after the mix-up in the announcement of Miss Universe winners.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has repeatedly said the Jewish state will not apologize for the raid, although privately officials acknowledge that upgrading relations with Ankara would be desirable.
Whatever the reason, it seems that both sexes apologize for behavior they consider inappropriate, but for women, a lot more behavior qualifies.
We apologize to the Family Coalition Party for printing incorrect information in the advertisement on page 14.
Fortunately, City Councilman Tom LaBonge later called to apologize for Boks' latest antics.
One more rule: Don't apologize if you're right no matter who's pressuring you.
Takebe also blasted Nagata, telling reporters his remarks only showed ''he did not understand at all what he should take a hard look at and to whom he should apologize.
The only treatment, the only way trust can be restored and the patient begin to heal, is for the caregiver to acknowledge the error, take responsibility--and apologize.
The Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard, refuses to apologize for the way the government treated the Aboriginal people and is pilloried for not doing so.
Re: Africans will not apologize for interfering (December Journal).
I accept full responsibility for this error and apologize to Professor Balkin, NYU Press, Norton, my colleagues, students and others for this serious mistake.
If he wants to apologize for readers who are offended, what about the loyal subscribers?
haven't witnessed anybody apologize for anything since the OG, original George, of the Washington variety, with that whole cherry tree deal, and even then, rumor has it, dad had to pry it out of him with the business end of a blunderbuss.
He said he intended to apologize in person at a series of upcoming town hail meetings with employees, but realized that "I should get to every one of you immediately.
What it boils down to is we published an article under false pretenses from the person who submitted it, for that we apologize.