apologize

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpɒlədʒaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈpɑləˌdʒaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə polə jīz′)

Inflections of 'apologize' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
apologizes
v 3rd person singular (US & UK)
apologizing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US & UK)
apologized
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
apologized
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)

apologize
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: say sorry
Synonyms:
apologise (UK), say sorry, make an apology, ask for forgiveness, ask forgiveness, beg forgiveness, beg for forgiveness, express regret, get down on your knees, make amends, make reparations for, make up for, repent, do penance, take back
Antonyms:
defy , insult , offend, hurt , stand your ground, stand your ground

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