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apologize

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  • verbexpress remorse, regret
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Synonyms for apologize

verb express remorse, regret
  • atone
  • confess
  • retract
  • withdraw
  • crawl
  • purge
  • square
  • 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

  • defy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to apologize

atone

verb. compensate; make amends for former misdoing
  • absolve
  • answer
  • apologize
  • appease
  • balance
  • correct
  • counterbalance
  • do penance
  • expiate
  • make amends
  • make redress
  • make reparation
  • make up for
  • offset
  • outweigh
  • pay
  • pay one's dues
  • propitiate
  • recompense
  • reconcile
  • redeem
  • redress
  • repair
  • set off
  • square
  • take one's medicine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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