Translation of "apologize" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb present participle apologizing, past tense and past participle apologized UK usually -ise uk /əˈpɒl·ə·dʒaɪz/ us /əˈpɑ·ləˌdʒɑɪz/

B1 to say sorry for something bad you have done

He apologized for being rude.
I apologized to her.

(Translation of “apologize” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈpolədʒaiz/

to say that you are sorry, for having done something wrong, for a fault etc

disculparse, excusarse
I must apologize to her for my rudeness.
apologetic /-ˈdʒetik/ adjective

showing regret or saying one is sorry for having done something wrong etc

de disculpa, apologético
an apologetic letter
Sam was very apologetic for being late.
apologetically adverb

She smiled apologetically when questioned about arriving late.
apology noun (plural apologies)

something that you say or write in order to show that you are sorry for doing something wrong

Please accept my apology for not arriving on time
He made his apologies for not attending the meeting.

(Translation of “apologize” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)