Definition of Apologise

1. Verb. Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning. "He rationalized his lack of success"




2. Verb. Acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing. "He apologized for the many typoes"
Exact synonyms: Apologize
Entails: Acknowledge, Admit
Derivative terms: Apology, Apology

Definition of Apologise

1. Verb. (British spelling) (alternative form of (apologize)) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apologise

1. [v -GISED, -GISING, -GISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apologise

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apologetic apostrophe
apologetical
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apologeticism
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apologetick
apologetics
apologia
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apologians
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apologie
apologies
apologise (current term)
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apologiser
apologisers
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apologist
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apologizers

Literary usage of Apologise

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1. The Life of Henry Irving by Austin Brereton (1908)
"... from other quarters—A "scurrilous libel"—Letter to " A Fashionable Tragedian "—The defendants summoned—They apologise in open court—Irving accepts their ..."

2. The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1906)
"... with due consideration for the advantage of all your family, and if my manner has been at all reprehensible, I here beg leave to apologise. ..."

3. The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by Baron John Campbell Campbell (1851)
"At last, in February, 1678, he condescended to petition that he might be brought to the bar to apologise for the of- r 16781 fence he had given. ..."

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