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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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They said at a press conference that they apologized to me, but I didn't receive any apology.
com/p/BaKqDCfnARp/) apologized  to everyone he had offended.
Later, Khawaja Asif apologized on his yesterday statement and regretted over it and said that it was natural reaction by me adding that I should not exhibit such behaviour in the house.
The 58-year-old host personally apologized to Wurtzbach after the pageant, and posted a snapshot via Instagram of himself holding both hands of the Philippines' representative with the caption "I had the chance to apologize to Miss Philippines and I'm thankful.
BEIRUT: Controversial Australian DJ Alan Jones apologized Wednesday for comments he made in 2005 in which he called Lebanese men "vermin" and "mongrels" who ""simply rape, pillage and plunder a nation that's taken them in," Australian media reported.
Editor's Note: Louisiana House Clerk Alfred Speer notes that in 1996 Louisiana also apologized for slavery.
WASHINGTON -- Two-thirds of Americans believe Pope Benedict XVI has apologized enough for his remarks about Islam's Prophet Muhammad that have angered many Muslims, according to a Gal]up Poll.
Finally, it is a misconception that Pope John Paul II apologized for the Crusades.
In that period, I've apologized twice in print to readers.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi criticized opposition lawmaker Hisayasu Nagata Tuesday, after Nagata apologized for the e-mail fuss involving the premier's aide in the Liberal Democratic Party.
During trial, the physician testified that he had apologized to the patient, but he later learned that he was not to blame.
Storey of Owens Crossroads United Methodist Church apologized in late October to their congregation and Dong Dermody, head of the Madison County Democratic Executive Committee, for sending youngsters out on a "scavenger hunt.
Ogletree said he investigated and apologized to Balkin.
On my return to the UK at the end of the war I apologized to my father for my previous attitude and actions.
Although several CEOs caught up in the wave of recent scandals have made news for their acts of contrition, few have actually apologized.