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Meaning of word excuse from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

excuse   noun

Meaning : A defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc..

Example : He kept finding excuses to stay.
Every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job.
His transparent self-justification was unacceptable.

Synonyms : alibi, exculpation, self-justification

अपना बचाव करने या कोई उद्देश्य सिद्ध करने के लिए कही हुई झूठी बात।

वह सरदर्द का बहाना बनाकर विद्यालय नहीं गया।
अपदेश, केवा, धंधला, बहाना, बात, मिस, हीला

Meaning : A note explaining an absence.

Example : He had to get his mother to write an excuse for him.

Meaning : A poor example.

Example : It was an apology for a meal.
A poor excuse for an automobile.

Synonyms : apology

excuse   verb

Meaning : Accept an excuse for.

Example : Please excuse my dirty hands.

Synonyms : pardon

Meaning : Grant exemption or release to.

Example : Please excuse me from this class.

Synonyms : exempt, let off, relieve

Meaning : Serve as a reason or cause or justification of.

Example : Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work.
Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again.

Synonyms : explain

Meaning : Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning.

Example : Rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior.
He rationalized his lack of success.

Synonyms : apologise, apologize, rationalise, rationalize

Meaning : Ask for permission to be released from an engagement.

Synonyms : beg off

Meaning : Excuse, overlook, or make allowances for. Be lenient with.

Example : Excuse someone's behavior.
She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities.

Synonyms : condone


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