excuse - English spelling dictionary

English spelling dictionary



1: a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
2: a note explaining an absence
3: a poor example


1: accept an excuse for
2: grant exemption or release to
3: serve as a reason or cause or justification of
4: defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
5: ask for permission to be released from an engagement
6: excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with

Example sentence: What is your excuse for being late?

Related words: alibi exculpation self-justification

View spelling list u-e words - set 2 and learn about the word excuse in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7.

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