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Antonyms for apologise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise(verb)

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

    "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"

    Synonyms:
    justify, condone, explain, relieve, prune, rationalize, excuse, beg off, vindicate, warrant, cut, let off, apologize, free, rationalise, exempt, absolve, pardon

  2. apologize, apologise(verb)

    acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

    "I apologized for being late"; "He apologized for the many typoes"

    Synonyms:
    excuse, apologize, justify, rationalise, rationalize

How to use apologise in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A wife who can’t accept to apologise first to her husband even when she could recognize her mistakes doesn’t actually empathise ever to her children.

  2. Muhammad Ali:

    If you ever dream of beating me then you better wake up and apologise

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Always forgive, for it is symbol of strength and never apologise, for it is a symbol of weakness.

  4. Cabinet Office:

    We apologise to all those affected and are looking into how this happened. We have reported the matter to the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) and are contacting all those affected directly.

  5. Jill Ellis:

    I apologise for disappointing my team mates, coaches and the Federation who have always supported me, i think it's best for me to take a break, decompress from the stress of the last several months and come back mentally and physically ready to positively contribute to the team.

How to pronounce apologise?

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