Translation of "excuse" - English-Turkish dictionary

excuse

noun [ C ] uk us /ɪkˈskjuːs/
REASON

B1 a reason that you give to explain why you did something wrong

mazeret, gerekçe, neden, sebep
[ + for + doing sth ] I hope he's got a good excuse for being so late.
FALSE REASON

B1 a false reason that you give to explain why you do something

bahane, sudan sebep/gerekçe, özür
Nick was just looking for an excuse to call her.

(Translation of “excuse noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)