Definition of apologize
: to express regret for something done or said : to make an apology He apologized for his mistake. She apologized to us for losing her temper.
Recent Examples of apologize from the Web
Davis apologized to the robbery victim, who was present in court.
Walmart has since apologized for the incident, and the product has reportedly been removed from the store's website.
A few years ago, Tennessee coaches had to apologize to NFL scouts and coaches who came to Tennessee’s pro day because the Vols didn’t have the talent to justify the scouts’ airfare.
United Airlines has apologized to a passenger who was forced to give up her 2-year-old son's seat and hold the child on a flight - until her leg and arm went numb.
He was replaced a few years later by Ehud Barak, the former prime minister who once famously apologized to Mizrahi voters for the party's previous misdeeds.
Beyoncé is featured on the song, which would be enough to get us excited, but on top of that, Jay addressed (and apologized for) his infidelity.
When is Trump and those in his administration going to retract and apologize for all their lies, and resign?
Griffin has since apologized for the imagery, and has been fired from multiple jobs as a result of the photo.
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Definition of apologize for Students
: to express regret for having done or said something wrong
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