apologize\ for


apologize\ for
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  • apologize for — phr verb Apologize for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑delay, ↑inconvenience, ↑wrong …   Collocations dictionary

  • Apologize — A*pol o*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Apologized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apologizing}.] [Cf. F. apologiser.] 1. To make an apology or defense. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 2. To make an apology or excuse; to make acknowledgment of some fault or offense,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apologize */*/ — UK [əˈpɒlədʒaɪz] / US [əˈpɑləˌdʒaɪz] verb [intransitive] Word forms apologize : present tense I/you/we/they apologize he/she/it apologizes present participle apologizing past tense apologized past participle apologized Ways of apologizing:… …   English dictionary

  • apologize — (BrE also ise) verb ADVERB ▪ sincerely ▪ profusely ▪ He apologized profusely for the damage he had caused. ▪ humbly, meekly, sheepishly …   Collocations dictionary

  • apologize — a|pol|o|gize [ ə palə,dʒaız ] verb intransitive ** to tell someone that you are sorry for doing something wrong or causing a problem: There s no need to apologize. apologize for: I apologize for taking so long to reply. apologize to: You should… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • apologize — a|pol|o|gize S2 also apologise BrE [əˈpɔlədʒaız US əˈpa: ] v [I] to tell someone that you are sorry that you have done something wrong ▪ I m so sorry, I do apologize. apologize to ▪ I think you should apologize to your brother. apologize for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apologize — v. 1) to apologize humbly 2) (D; intr.) to apologize for; to (he apologized to us for being late) * * * [ə pɒlədʒaɪz] to (he apologized to us for being late) (D; intr.) to apologize for to apologize humbly …   Combinatory dictionary

  • apologize — also ise BrE verb (I) to tell someone that you are sorry that you have done something wrong: That was an awful thing to say, I think you should apologize. (+ for): I must apologise for the delay in replying to your letter. | apologize to: The US… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • apologize — [[t]əpɒ̱ləʤaɪz[/t]] apologizes, apologizing, apologized VERB When you apologize to someone, you say that you are sorry that you have hurt them or caused trouble for them. You can say I apologize as a formal way of saying sorry. [V for n/ ing] Two …   English dictionary

  • apologize*/*/ — [əˈpɒləˌdʒaɪz] verb [I] to tell someone that you are sorry for doing something wrong I apologize for taking so long to reply.[/ex] You should apologize to your brother.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • apologize — Synonyms and related words: alibi, alibi out of, apologize for, ask forgiveness, beg indulgence, beg pardon, cover with excuses, defend, do penance, espouse, excuse, express regret, justify, lie out of, make apology for, offer excuse for, plead… …   Moby Thesaurus