apologize /əˈpɒlədʒʌɪz / apologise


I. verb [no obj.]

1. express regret for something that one has done wrong

I must apologize for disturbing you like this
we apologize to him for our error.
– origin late 16th cent. (in the sense ‘make a defensive argument’): from Greek apologizesthai ‘give an account’, from apologos (see apologue). In English the verb has always been used as if it were a direct derivative of apology.

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