Synonyms for apologize
- admit guilt
- ask forgiveness
- ask pardon
- beg pardon
- bow to
- clear oneself
- cop a plea
- cop out
- excuse oneself
- get down on knees
- give satisfaction
- make amends
- make reparations
- make up for
- make up with
- offer compensation
- offer excuse
- say one is sorry
Antonyms for apologize
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APOLOGIZE
"Oh, I'll apologize," he said with a wry smile of discomfiture.
I do not know how to apologize enough for this letter; I know it is taking so great a liberty.
I have had such a lovely time I don't believe that I'll apologize for coming.
While we pity her desperate condition, we must not apologize for her sins.
He will hasten to pay you his respects, and apologize for his truants.
Permit me to apologize for an unwarrantable intrusion, Mr. Kirkwood.
I suppose I oughtn't to expect you to apologize or be sorry because you almost killed me.
And then I go home and write you abject letters—and apologize—and explain.
No, sir; I apologize, but it ain't for one minute because I'm afraid of you.
I want to apologize to you for the poor opinion I had of your judgment.