1. To make an apology or defense.

2. To make an apology or excuse; to make acknowledgment of some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends; with for; as, my correspondent apologized for not answering my letter. "To apologize for his insolent language." (Froude)

Origin: Cf. F. Apologiser.

(01 Mar 1998)

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