Synonyms and Antonyms for excuse

1. excuse (n.)

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

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2. excuse (v.)

grant exemption or release to

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3. excuse (v.)

accept an excuse for

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4. excuse (v.)

serve as a reason or cause or justification of

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5. excuse (v.)

defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

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6. excuse (v.)

excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with

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7. excuse (v.)

ask for permission to be released from an engagement

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8. excuse (n.)

a note explaining an absence

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9. excuse (n.)

a poor example

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