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EXCUSE

'EXCUSE' is a 6 letter word starting and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'EXCUSE'

ClueAnswer

Pardon or forgive (6)EXCUSE
Release from a duty (6)
Reason for act (6)
Let off the hook (6)
Allow to leave (6)
Let off; defence (6)
Pardon for forgive (6)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for EXCUSE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word excuse will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

OUT - WHY

4 letter words

CALL - FREE - IDEA - MASK - PLEA - SHAM - SHOW - VEIL

5 letter words

ALIBI - ALLOW - BASIS - BLIND - CAUSE - CLEAR - CLOAK - COLOR - COVER - FEINT - FRONT - GLOSS - GRACE - GUISE - LET GO - PURGE - REMIT - RIGHT - SHIFT - SPARE - STALL - STORY - TRICK

6 letter words

ACQUIT - COP OUT - COP-OUT - DEFEND - DEVICE - ESCAPE - EXCEPT - EXCUSE - EXEMPT - FACADE - GROUND - HANDLE - IGNORE - LET OFF - PARDON - PERMIT - PURIFY - PUT OFF - PUT-OFF - REASON - REFUGE - REGRET - REMISE - SCREEN - SHRIFT - SHRIVE - THE WHY - WAY OUT - WINK AT

7 letter words

ABSOLVE - AMNESTY - APOLOGY - CONDONE - COVER UP - COVER-UP - DEFENCE - DEFENSE - DISMISS - EVASION - EXPLAIN - FORGIVE - GROUNDS - JUSTIFY - NONPROS - PRETEXT - PURGING - QUIETUS - REGRETS - RELEASE - RELIEVE - SET FREE - SPARING - STOPGAP - SUBJECT - THE IDEA - VARNISH - WARRANT - WHAT FOR

8 letter words

CLEARING - DISPENSE - IMMUNITY - LIBERATE - LIE OUT OF - LOOPHOLE - MEA CULPA - MITIGATE - OCCASION - OVERLOOK - PALLIATE - PASS OVER - PRETENCE - PRETENSE - REPRIEVE - SHRUG OFF

9 letter words

ACQUITTAL - APOLOGISE - APOLOGIZE - BE BLIND TO - CLEARANCE - DISCHARGE - DISMISSAL - DISREGARD - EXCULPATE - EXEMPLIFY - EXEMPTION - EXONERATE - EXTENUATE - GLOSS OVER - INDEMNITY - MAKESHIFT - PENITENCE - PURGATION - QUITTANCE - RATIONALE - REASON FOR - REASON WHY - REMISSION - SEMBLANCE - STRATAGEM - VINDICATE - WHEREFORE - WHITEWASH - WORM OUT OF

10 letter words

ABSOLUTION - ALIBI OUT OF - CONFESSION - CONTRITION - COVER STORY - EXEMPT FROM - FOUNDATION - INDULGENCE - LAME EXCUSE - MITIGATION - PALLIATION - POOR EXCUSE - PRETENSION - REDEMPTION - SUBSTITUTE - SUBTERFUGE - THE BIG IDEA - THE WHATFOR

11 letter words

ACQUITTANCE - CONDONATION - EXCULPATION - EXONERATION - EXPLANATION - EXTENUATION - FORGIVENESS - LIKELY STORY - LOCUS STANDI - RATIONALIZE - SMOKE SCREEN - SMOKESCREEN - SQUIRM OUT OF - STATED CAUSE - VINDICATION

12 letter words

APOLOGIZE FOR - COMPURGATION - DESTIGMATIZE - DISCULPATION - DISPENSE FROM - DISPENSE WITH - HEEDLESSNESS - PROTESTATION - PUBLIC MOTIVE - THE WHEREFORE

13 letter words

ABJECT APOLOGY - BREAST-BEATING - DECONTAMINATE - GRANT IMMUNITY - JUSTIFICATION - STALKING-HORSE

14 letter words

ACKNOWLEDGMENT - DESTIGMATIZING - GIVE ABSOLUTION - GRANT AMNESTY TO - GRANT REMISSION - MAKE APOLOGY FOR - OFFER EXCUSE FOR - PLEAD IGNORANCE - QUASH THE CHARGE - RATIONAL GROUND - REMISSION OF SIN

15 letter words

RATIONALIZATION

16 letter words

COVER WITH EXCUSES - DESTIGMATIZATION - GRANT FORGIVENESS - OSTENSIBLE MOTIVE - SAVE THE NECESSITY - UNDERLYING REASON

17 letter words

WITHDRAW THE CHARGE

18 letter words

VERDICT OF ACQUITTAL

20 letter words

GIVE DISPENSATION FROM

Definition of excuse

  • excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
  • serve as a reason or cause or justification of; "Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work"; "Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again"
  • grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"
  • ask for permission to be released from an engagement
  • accept an excuse for; "Please excuse my dirty hands"
  • a note explaining an absence; "he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him"
  • a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"


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