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to tell someone that you are sorry for doing something wrong or for causing a problem
to try to make a situation better after you have done something wrong
to do something good that helps someone to feel better after you did something bad to them
to behave in a way that shows you are extremely sorry about something that you did
to behave in a way that shows you feel very sorry and guilty about something you have done wrong
to make it obvious by your actions that you are very upset or sorry about something
a British spelling of apologize
to do something good because you have behaved badly, so that people will think you are a good person again
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
the amount of money that a business makes or loses
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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Free thesaurus definition of to say or show that you are sorry from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.