verb (used without object), a·pol·o·gized, a·pol·o·giz·ing.
- apologia pro vita sua,
Origin of apologize
Examples from the Web for apologizes
She apologizes profusely, curls up across from me, and begins to, as she calls it, gab.'Daily Show' Creator Lizz Winstead Is the Queen of Calling Bullshit|Caitlin Dickson|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He apologizes to Mike, who is sitting there like a serene Buddha.The 17 Most Iconic Scenes in ‘Breaking Bad’ (VIDEO)|Tricia Romano|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Gollum is extremely sorry, and he apologizes to Bilbo over and over again.Happy Birthday, ‘The Hobbit’: The History of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Book|Corey Olsen|September 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So in the spirit of civility, I'll just say I hope Keith recognizes that he screwed up and apologizes.
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) Apologizes to BP Some of Hayward's toughest critics, however, don't lag that far behind Barton.
He apologizes for the liberties taken by satiric poets in general, and particularly by himself.The Works of Horace|Horace
Very well, if he apologizes he may stay; but no longer on the basis of friendship.The Voice in the Fog|Harold MacGrath
In Lycidas, written in his Cambridge days, he apologizes to his readers for plucking the fruit of his poetry before it is ripe.English Literature: Modern|G. H. Mair
A hypocrite is one who emerges from his own shadow and apologizes to the sun for asking it to shine.Nat Goodwin's Book|Nat C. Goodwin
If perchance the master shows signs of being hurt, the dog falls into attitudes of sorrow, and apologizes fulsomely.The Story of the Mind|James Mark Baldwin
1590s, "to speak in defense of;" see apology + -ize. Main modern sense "to regretfully acknowledge" is attested by 1725. The Greek equivalent, apologizesthai, meant simply "to give an account." Related: Apologized; apologizing.