excuse oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of excuse oneself

: to say politely that one has to leave
  • Excusing himself, he quickly rose from the table and left the room.

Word by Word Definitions

excuse play
  1. : to make apology for

  2. : to try to remove blame from

  3. : to forgive entirely or disregard as of trivial import : regard as excusable

  1. : the act of excusing

  2. : something offered as justification or as grounds for being excused

  3. : an expression of regret for failure to do something

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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