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excuse

noun (n)

  • a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. (noun.communication)
    Example:
    He kept finding excuses to stay.
    source: wordnet30
  • a note explaining an absence (noun.communication)
    Example:
    He had to get his mother to write an excuse for him.
    source: wordnet30
  • a poor example (noun.cognition)
    Synonym: apology
    Example:
    A poor excuse for an automobile.
    source: wordnet30
  • The act of excusing, apologizing, exculpating, pardoning, releasing, and the like; acquittal; release; absolution; justification; extenuation. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • accept an excuse for (verb.communication)
    Synonym: pardon
    Example:
    Please excuse my dirty hands.
    source: wordnet30
  • grant exemption or release to (verb.communication)
    Synonym: exempt, let off, relieve
    Example:
    Please excuse me from this class.
    source: wordnet30
  • serve as a reason or cause or justification of (verb.communication)
    Synonym: explain
    Example:
    Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work.
    source: wordnet30
  • defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning (verb.communication)
    source: wordnet30
  • ask for permission to be released from an engagement (verb.communication)
    Synonym: beg off
    source: wordnet30
  • excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with (verb.communication)
    Synonym: condone
    Example:
    Excuse someone's behavior.
    source: wordnet30
  • To free from accusation, or the imputation of fault or blame; to clear from guilt; to release from a charge; to justify by extenuating a fault; to exculpate; to absolve; to acquit. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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