apologize: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-pol'u-jīz"), [key]
— -gized, -giz•ing.
  1. to offer an apology or excuse for some fault, insult, failure, or injury: He apologized for accusing her falsely.
  2. to make a formal defense in speech or writing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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