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apologizing, present participle; apologised, past participle; apologized, past participle; apologized, past tense; apologising, present participle; apologizes, 3rd person singular present; apologises, 3rd person singular present; apologised, past tense;
  1. Express regret for something that one has done wrong
    • - I must apologize for disturbing you like this
    • - we apologize to him for our error

  1. acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing; "I apologized for being late"; "He apologized for the many typoes"
  2. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"
  3. (apology) an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone; "he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"
  4. (apology) a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
  5. (apology) a poor example; "it was an apology for a meal"; "a poor excuse for an automobile"
  6. "Apologize" is a song written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder for OneRepublic's debut album Dreaming Out Loud. A remix version was included on the Timbaland album, Shock Value and on the deluxe version of Dreaming Out Loud. Luke Bryan also covered this song on his new album, Doin' My Thing.
  7. (Apology (2006 film)) Apology is a 2006 short independent film that was released in the USA. It stars Jessi Haddad, Mirjam Novak, Nikki Haddad, Courtney Halverson and Taylor Dooley and was directed by Kyle Collavitti.
  8. (Apology (TV film)) Apology is a first run cable film that was first telecast July 27, 1986 on HBO. Based on the artwork of Allan Bridge and the novel he inspired Mr. Apology. It starred Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Weller and John Glover. ...
  9. (Apology (Xenophon)) Xenophon's Apology (in full Apology of Socrates to the jury (Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους πρὸς τοὺς Δικαστάς) describes Socrates' state of mind at his trial and execution, and especially his view that it was better to die before senility set in than to escape execution by humbling ...
  10. (The Apology (Australia)) The Stolen Generations (also Stolen children) is a term used to describe the children of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent who were removed from their families by the Australian Federal and State government agencies and church missions, under acts ...
  11. (The Apology (Seinfeld)) "The Apology" is the 165th episode of the hit NBC sitcom Seinfeld. This was the 9th episode for the 9th and final season. It first aired on December 11, 1997.
  12. To make an apology or defence; To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends; To express regret that a certain event has occurred
  13. (apology) An expression of remorse or regret for having said or done something that harmed another: an instance of apologizing (saying that one is sorry); A formal justification, defence
  14. (apologized) said he or she was sorry
  15. (apology) a formal justification; a defense (as in the sense of apologist)
  16. (Apology) An intellectual defense of the Christian faith in either oral or written form.
  17. (APOLOGY) Issues related to friends / Something you regret; feeling misunderstood; accepting an error
  18. (APOLOGY) a statement of regret for having done wrong or hurt someone's feelings
  19. (Apology) (1) to repeat an insult with variations. (2) the foundation for a future offense.
  20. (Apology) A one person attempt to repair a relationship by disowning previous behavior. It has some usefulness in casual situations, or in a relationship with abundant trust and rare wounding. ...
  21. (Apology) If you dream about either giving or receiving an apology, this is a reference to your friends. You may be expressing a fear of losing a friend, or you may be making a new friend.
  22. (Apology) The issue of whether an apology should be given for the atrocity of the transatlantic slave trade has been a dominating and divisive topic during the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade.
  23. (Apology) This segment always immediately follows 'Moment of Intolerance', where Gutfeld always insults someone. Gutfeld's apology usually contains an excuse explaining his moment of intolerance.
  24. (Apology) loose or gain a friend
  25. (apology) someone who has let you know that they can't make it to the meeting.