excusable

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ex·cuse

(ĭk-skyo͞oz′)
tr.v. ex·cused, ex·cus·ing, ex·cus·es
1.
a. To make allowance for; overlook or forgive: Please excuse the interruption.
b. To grant pardon to; forgive: We quickly excused the latecomer.
2.
a. To apologize for (oneself) for an act that could cause offense: She excused herself for being late.
b. To explain (a fault or offense) in the hope of being forgiven or understood; try to justify: He arrived late and excused his tardiness by blaming it on the traffic. See Synonyms at forgive.
3. To serve as justification for: Witty talk does not excuse bad manners.
4. To free, as from an obligation or duty; exempt: She was excused from jury duty because she knew the plaintiff.
5. To give permission to leave; release: The child ate quickly and asked to be excused.
n. (ĭk-skyo͞os′)
1. An explanation offered to justify or obtain forgiveness.
2. A reason or grounds for excusing: Ignorance is no excuse for breaking the law.
3. The act of excusing.
4. A note explaining an absence.
5. Informal An inferior example: a poor excuse for a poet; a sorry excuse for a car.
Idiom:
Excuse me
1. Used to acknowledge and ask forgiveness for an action that could cause offense.
2. Used to request that a statement be repeated.

[Middle English excusen, ultimately (partly via Old French excuser) from Latin excūsāre : ex-, ex- + causa, lawsuit; see cause.]

ex·cus′a·ble adj.
ex·cus′a·ble·ness n.
ex·cus′a·bly adv.
ex·cus′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.excusable - capable of being overlooked
inexcusable - without excuse or justification
2.excusable - easily excused or forgiven; "a venial error"
pardonable - admitting of being pardoned

excusable

adjective forgivable, understandable, justifiable, permissible, minor, slight, allowable, defensible, venial, pardonable, warrantable He had made a simple but excusable mistake.

excusable

adjective
1. Admitting of forgiveness or pardon:
2. Capable of being justified:
Translations
يُغْتَفَر، قابِل للعُذر
forståelig
megbocsátható
afsakanlegur
affedilebilirbağışlanabilir

excusable

[ɪksˈkjuːzəbl] ADJperdonable, disculpable

excusable

[ɪkˈskjuːzəbəl] adjexcusable

excusable

excusable

[ɪksˈkjuːzəbl] adjscusabile, perdonabile

excuse

(ikˈskjuːz) verb
1. to forgive or pardon. Excuse me – can you tell me the time?; I'll excuse your carelessness this time.
2. to free (someone) from a task, duty etc. May I be excused from writing this essay?
(ikˈskjuːs) noun
a reason (given by oneself) for being excused, or a reason for excusing. He has no excuse for being so late.
excusable (ikˈskjuːzəbl) adjective
pardonable.