Đồng nghĩa của excuse

Alternative for excuse

excuses, excused, excusing

Đồng nghĩa: absolve, alibi, forgive, pardon, reason,

Trái nghĩa: blame,

Noun

A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
justification reason plea defence explanation grounds extenuation mitigation pretense pretence vindication evasion front rationalisation rationalization alibi apology basis cause cover defense palliation pretext apologia argument coverup line story disguise expedient fabrication routine subterfuge whitewash cop-out get-out cover story cover-up mitigating circumstances ostensible reason song and dance why and wherefore fish story case rationale reasoning account assertion exoneration declaration answer validation logic accounting support thesis claim exculpation evidence statement foundation sense motive acquittal reasons raison d'être premise advocacy allegation approval stall contention polemic retort apologetics argumentation proof whatfor expostulation motivation thinking theory principle philosophy pleading line of reasoning logical basis appeasement escape action suit apologism apologetic out right substantiation ratification meaning modification qualification moderation reduction dodge fish tale clearing compurgation revenge endorsement explication proclamation appeal petition exposition presentation postulation confession copout expounding excusing explaining response promotion an excuse whyfor sour grapes the big idea the whole idea whys and wherefores hypothesis way around jive apologizing return cleanup testimony apologising ploy ruse issue questioning discharge pardon acquittance device the why and wherefore profession affirmation reply assurance defending evidence avowal warrant simulation stratagem demonstration dialectic absolution connection feint con syllogism ratiocination airtight case extenuating circumstances whitewashing wherefore palliative rationality just cause school of thought good sense red herring supposed grounds fig leaf alleged reason false excuse whole idea

Noun

A need or reason to do or be something
occasion cause reason call justification motive grounds inducement necessity provocation rationale antecedent basis causality causation incentive need requirement foundation pretext stimulus warrant determinant explanation ground influence motivation obligation prompting purpose right premise argument wherefore why account authority factor subject rationalization rationalisation defence defense impetus case consideration point underpinning accounting inspiration footing evidence claim extenuation mitigation reasoning pretension pretence pretense mitigating circumstances sake groundwork bedrock base whyfor presumption goal intention aim objective apology vindication apologia design end target object spur exposition stimulant encouragement driver instigation story source genesis origin why and wherefore causal agent driving force chief ingredient whys and wherefores principal element urge impulse stimulation lure bait enticement carrot sweetener yeast boost momentum attraction allurement douceur drive insistence premium exhortation persuasion catalyst reason why spring temptation shot in the arm come-on incitement motivating force intent thinking goad root mainspring incitation model example muse push impulsion lift revelation inspo fountain fount beginning generator creativeness eureka awakening arousal carrot and stick stimulator guiding light pressure chief reason chief motive impelling cause prime mover motive force emotion passion feeling ambition interest focus hope concern desire determination resolve wish ideal dream aspiration preoccupation the why and wherefore resolution mission care vision plan agenda end game holy grail hidden motive hidden agenda Holy Grail object of desire special interest vested interest score to settle

Noun

A false display of feelings, attitudes, or intentions
pretense pretence show affectation appearance guise semblance cloak cover display mask masquerade veil claim color colour facade façade front image impression pretext veneer artifice camouflage false show pose posing posture posturing smokescreen charade false appearance false front garb hokum outward appearance parody pretentiousness ruse snivel travesty wile put-on trick act deception disguise hoax blind con airs evasion stunt playacting sham subterfuge face screen illusion light role air demeanor demeanour false display ploy dodge put-up job stratagem manoeuvre false colours machination shift scheme expedient tactic intrigue fraud bluff sleight game racket scam caper duplicity deviousness lurk wheeze plan device maneuver cheat refuge simulation falsehood fabrication stall shuffling acting faking routine trickery misrepresentation double-dealing deceit ostentation insincerity falsification make-believe feigning fakery gag imitation dissimulation misstatement schtick invention false pretense dumb act pretension cover-up window dressing look fake smoke screen gloss exterior shroud play-acting smoke and mirrors shamming impersonation public image disguisement aspect fig leaf counterfeit beard window-dressing covering curtain countenance false colors mien character visage part red herring costume concealment portrayal performance masking feint humbug pageant layer attitude manner bearing affectedness identity whitewash carriage artificiality coloring pretending persona expression mug colouring profile shield dissemblance shade mantle snobbery pretensions inflation grandiosity superciliousness simulacrum person exaggeration side suggestion blanket coverture penumbra pall hood cope dress effect snootiness uppishness a put-on public face assumed role a put-up job wraps airs and graces going Hollywood showing off assumed manners unnatural imitation putting on airs lie bluffing hoaxing farce pantomime false excuse cast outward display coverup likeness dissembling mockery name personality figure assumption showing robe mimicry disguising closeting contortion profession self outward show smoke-screen shawl wrap outfit personage imposture mummery mannerism attitudinizing personation revel mere façade positure stand avatar depiction get-up public perception public conception stance arrogance phoniness fakeness frontage pan puss public impression chaser hamming phoney phony dissimilation sweet talk soft soap shuck and jive piece representation stint lead features muzzle physiognomy feature kisser title bit personification hero ingenue star protagonist extra player title role heroine walk-on part non-speaking part presentation walk-on starring role bit part

Noun

Offcome

Noun

A specious argument designed to defend an action or feeling
casuistry speciousness chicanery equivocation sophism sophistry oversubtleness casuistics deception deceptiveness delusion evasion fallaciousness fallacy fudging lie quibbling spuriousness subtlety justification legalism rationalisation rationalization trick specious reasoning overgeneral reasoning unsound reasoning twisting the facts error untruth misapprehension mistake falsehood deceit inconsistency miscalculation misinterpretation flaw erroneousness faultiness invalidity artifice solecism ambiguity bias erratum elusion aberration preconception perversion misconstrual quirk notion subterfuge prejudice paradox cavil illogicality deviation heresy inexactness non sequitur falsity falseness trickery bogusness hollowness phoniness inaccuracy illegitimacy bastardy bar sinister misleading fooling duping tricking deluding fraudulence dishonesty paralogy use of fallacious arguments misconception illusion myth misbelief misjudgement hallucination fantasy misconstruction mistaken impression false notion mistaken belief misjudgment faulty reasoning unsound argument misunderstanding misreading incorrectness mix-up wrong idea false impression fault untruthfulness fabrication fiction misconstruing misimpression incomprehension misknowledge wrongness mistakenness mendacity duplicity false belief fictitiousness confusion deceitfulness hypocrisy fraud disingenuousness unveracity confounding misreckoning erroneous belief unorthodoxy old wivesʼ tale unsuitability impropriety unsoundness imprecision wrong belief impreciseness blunder lying perjury truthlessness inveracity kidology hole false interpretation wrong end of the stick paralogism quibble fallacious argument subtle argument taradiddle fable prevarication double-dealing story tale tarradiddle whopper treachery unreality fib porky cheating perfidy misrepresentation sham fake uncandidness fairy tale insincerity canard pork pie

Noun

A fabricated story, especially one intended to deceive
fairy story lie fabrication untruth fib falsehood story falsity invention falsification whopper porky canard fairy tale trumped-up story half-truth fake news white lie tall story made-up story piece of fiction alternative fact tall tale terminological inexactitude porky pie cock and bull story pork pie cock-and-bull story angler's tale fiction prevarication tale yarn fable myth mendacity taradiddle tarradiddle flight of fancy exaggeration barefaced lie little white lie red herring sham deception departure from the truth figment of the imagination pretence pretense rumour pretext bulldust rumor concoction stratagem trickery ruse wile misrepresentation fantasy figment line deceit forgery untruism distortion fish story song and dance fake phantasy hogwash jazz kidology misinformation disinformation perjury misstatement gossip dissimulation propaganda shaggy-dog story detraction unlikely story farfetched story fanciful tale unbelievable tale pishogue whisper remarkable story big lie false statement untruthfulness equivocation spinach evasiveness crock contrivance nancy story urban myth urban legend figment of imagination lies half truth conspiracy theory economy with the truth guile fraudulence hyperbole dishonesty evasion falseness inaccuracy backbiting subterfuge fibbery cover-up fraud feigning fakery scandal rigmarole chestnut defamation clothesline spiel false report claptrap opus artifact jive work artefact smoke delusion misconception misbelief fallacy illusion fancy imagination superstition hallucination error false notion mistaken belief apologue creation folk ballad fictitious story coloring colouring sophistry spuriousness duplicity speciousness deceptiveness hypocrisy deceitfulness slant lying cover inveracity fallaciousness fudging casuistry stonewall stall run-around adulteration mendaciousness chicanery stretch twist insincerity perversion hollowness double-dealing perfidy spin fictitiousness mutilation twisting bunk disingenuousness unveracity unreality fibbing amphibology sophism amphiboly shuffling waffle manipulation improvisation false light truthlessness con doctoring alteration tampering not a true picture trick double meaning cop out double entendre double talk quibbling routine guise persuasion disguise mask semblance front dissembling two-timing one for the birds false excuse prepared speech doublespeak codology unreliability indirectness circumlocution false colors waffling flannel paltering calumny bias overstatement embellishment pussyfooting around weasel words beating about the bush misreporting misreport obfuscation slanting erroneousness treachery inexactness skew prejudice garbling travesty cheating incredible story exaggerated story fibs incorrectness uncandidness change tinkering false rumour false information debasement caricature legend novel romance nonsense bending of the truth false trail creativity storytelling narration BS misinterpretation imbalance baloney stretching fiddling changing equivocality bum steer misleading information narrative book hooey potboiler unrealism nonfiction literature anecdote drama cliff-hanger production oversubtleness creative writing chimera short stories best seller short story casuistics quibbling subtlety ambiguity work of fiction works of fiction made up story work of imagination vision doubtfulness legalism rationalization rationalisation justification apparition daydream fantasm phantasm mirage conceit nonentity dream hedging song equivoque hedge euphemism imagining unsound reasoning twisting the facts specious reasoning overgeneral reasoning pipe dream bubble castle in the air nightmare chimaera tergiversation avoidance dodging elusion weasel word shunning escape eluding shirking ducking circumvention cunning cop-out shaking eschewal artifice out eschewing bypassing sidestepping go-by obliqueness bilking shift getting out of routine dodge fancy footwork ditch finding a way round quibble equivocating fugivity fugiviteness slip evading skirting stonewalling

Noun

Usefulness or benefit
use benefit value good utility advantage gain usefulness edge effectiveness efficacy functionality helpfulness productiveness worth betterment gratification quality aid assistance help improvement perks profit service appropriateness boon mileage significancy vantage virtue caliber calibre estimation significance substance goodness grade stature importance account applicability call fitness grounds justification serviceability serviceableness asset convenience favor favour start avail merit purpose practicality efficiency effect potency strength efficacity efficaciousness fruitfulness point effectualness constructiveness practicability power potence influence possibility viability success upside workability performance feasibility adequacy consequence reward relevance capability successfulness effectuality strong point impact sense validity capacity expediency advantageousness interest ability note plus weight capableness function handiness niftiness profitability achievability workableness attainability desirability competence bearing perk sensibleness reasonableness import meaning sufficiency magnitude behoof percentage excellence superiority productivity mark bonus effectivity gift moment good point added extra resource usage process neatness boot advantages benefits aim component profitableness versatility usability wearing employment forcefulness force operability affordance advancement validness clout worthiness likelihood suitability expedience wear attraction appeal distinction allure meritoriousness concern blessing satisfaction greatness class meaningfulness eminence attractiveness credit likeliness feasibleness probability conceivability chance doability object welfare ease valuation endowment talent weightiness gravity seriousness perfection prominence momentousness pull lure draw gratuity privilege signification enjoyment comfort user-friendliness level-headedness gumption soberness soundness plus point fringe benefit premium godsend pith excellent beauty selling point feature inspiration windfall additional benefit amenity indulgence implication bang for the buck good thing prize well-being egg in one's beer cream perquisite gravy horse sense advisability prudence judiciousness aptness advisableness desirableness wisdom support functionalism sensibility ease of use pro extra pragmatism dividend treasure added advantage attractive feature gainfulness propriety appropriacy utilitarianism opportunism timeliness properness propitiousness meetness expedient stopgap leg-up leeway leverage guide preference foredeal break return luck pre-eminence hand facilitation accessory concession right ace in the hole ace up your sleeve crutch liberty entitlement sanction prerogative grant freedom resort pointer recourse assist abetment refuge backup pick-me-up apanage authorization appanage claim license due birthright opportunity allowance authority charter franchise luxury encouragement solution freelage authorisation greater good joyfulness sake pleasure melioration grace solace benediction manna anodyne happiness prosperity felicity delight consolation joy relief growth mercy

Verb

To disregard as unimportant or insignificant
overlook ignore disregard discount palliate indulge overpass deodorise deodorize brush aside brush off gloss over gloze over shrug off wink at blink at paper over let go let pass turn a blind eye to turn a deaf ear to plead ignorance forgive pass over condone pardon remit whitewash pay no attention to take no notice of forget make light of let something ride neglect pay no heed to omit bypass dismiss minimize minimise slur over shut eyes to close your eyes to take no account of pay no mind tune out live with look the other way enable tolerate skip leave something undone leave out skip over pooh-pooh reject slight sweep under the carpet varnish over sweep under the rug treat lightly shake off downplay soft-pedal deal rapidly with de-emphasize treat as unimportant unheed blank contemn unmind connive miss let off easy send to Coventry leave out of account brush away leave be turn a deaf ear turn a blind eye laugh off write off cold-shoulder set aside spare sink bury stomach take put up with grin and bear it not take into consideration look past be oblivious to make allowances for let bygones be bygones stand for connive at turn blind eye to roll with punches let someone off with deliberately ignore bear with swim with the tide go along with let something slide wipe slate clean play past spurn repudiate snub drop discard dispense with avoid exclude turn your back on play down evade pass by abandon rebuff decline cut belittle shirk waive fail forgo pay no attention pass up disdain leave well enough alone put aside cast aside turn back on leave alone turn down cut out dispel underestimate put out of your mind throw out give something a miss underrate disparage undervalue refuse depreciate banish flout overleap pretermit eliminate pass never mind discharge let be wave aside elide leave in peace let alone put down miss out sweep aside lay aside think no more of knock back fail to notice leave somebody to himself or herself lose sight of get off someone's back steer clear of give someone the brush-off get rid of leave off freeze out look right through someone sidestep dodge scorn escape vilipend duck desert shelve misheed forsake diminish relegate deny scoff at ostracize shun disown despise trivialize forget about get out of shy from cancel treat with contempt push aside disapprove trivialise cop out of look through be lax about not attend to downgrade deselect nix reprobate fail to look after take no notice pay no mind to fend off be remiss about pay little attention to negative not take into account be indifferent be derelict be careless ostracise be remiss stiff-arm abstain from do without snout shut out have done with give the cold shoulder not hear of say no to leave somebody to his/her own devices give someone the go-by give the brush refuse to acknowledge take out balk at hold cheap cut dead tell someone where to get off pay no heed keep at arm's length put behind you take lightly have no use for sneeze at leave not choose disbelieve wink cushion dissimulate undersell circumvent blink doubt disqualify withgo leave to yourself devalue take no heed of pretend not to notice pour cold water on throw cold water on circumnavigate hack give no credence to not dwell on avoid considering override take with a pinch of salt except consign to oblivion turn away throw over trample on give absolution grant amnesty let off bury the hatchet suspend charges grant a pardon to cross out rule out shut the door on let it go turn blind eye turn deaf ear ride roughshod over close your eyes be oblivious preclude go away get off someone's case defer put to one side leave behind postpone procrastinate scant deprecate denigrate bar bury one's head in sand close one's mind to relinquish renounce disvalue coldshoulder withhold prohibit repulse discredit skirt remove dissipate quell eradicate work around skimp on eschew repel give up disclaim deride think little of not care for procrastinate over overshoot stop thinking about blank over erase from your mind disperse dislodge dance around elude wriggle out of check not care not bother count out fail to include fail to mention factor out fail to care for keep your distance trifle with be irresponsible be negligent fail to provide for not trouble oneself have nothing to do with throw to the winds be remiss in fail to observe let slip fail to see fail to spot reckon without cock a snook at have no time for discourage resist oust scatter do away with abolish pussyfoot around weasel out of shake tergiversate get around run away from skirt round eject ridicule mock sneer at tell someone to get lost turn up one's nose refuse to entertain act cool look straight through make unwelcome understate underemphasize evict delete expel sideline slur erase stave off push back ward off beat off keep at a distance keep at bay chide rebuke cross put off oppose send away put in one's place reprove disallow hold off tell off lash out at misjudge reduce lessen misprize wipe make little of undermine slam-dunk give the slip to duck-shove keep one's distance from go around funk lay low from skim over dispose of put a stop to render needless fail to anticipate fail to take account of minify give the bum's rush throw out on your ear kick out chuck out turf out boot out send packing sniff at elope run away abscond flee rate too low duck out of shirk from shuffle out of finesse scape put an end to knock something on the head give the cold shoulder to displace invisibilize set no store by take for granted look down on not do justice to sell short set little store by think too little of do an injustice to express contempt run off underappreciate marginalise hold in contempt take something for granted marginalize demote turn up one's nose at scout cast out cast off leave out in the cold pass on not heed hold up to scorn withhold from desist from give the thumbs down to baulk at not accept refrain from not take advantage of not remember fail to remember lose track of kiss off put away laugh away

Verb

To relieve of an imputation by apology or defense
exempt relieve free liberate release spare absolve dispense discharge let off exonerate pardon clear acquit exculpate forgive let go reprieve vindicate deliver dismiss let off the hook except whitewash set free go easy on remit disburden amnesty disembarrass write off disculpate declare innocent find innocent show mercy to have mercy on find not guilty unburden exclude condone divest disencumber justify grandfather rid privilege from make an exception for sanitize sanitise untangle make an exception of be lenient to deal leniently with be merciful to emancipate pronounce not guilty wink at blink at wipe the slate clean wipe slate clean assoil let off hook explain rationalize rationalise give immunity to grant immunity to wipe off grant someone a dispensation grant someone an exemption exclude from unbind overlook unchain strip unshackle unfetter give dispensation to give amnesty to loose unleash give indulgence to grant immunity shrive lighten grant an amnesty to be lenient on lifeboat bleach spring launder make exempt relieve of give immunity drop charges against let off easy wipe it off let up on pass by resign pity forbear wipe the slate pull yank pull out of the fire be merciful have pity on cut someone some slack leave uninjured leave unpunished bail out give quarter to not harm be lenient get off the hook get out of hock grant a pardon to refrain from hurting leave unhurt grant pardon to give a break leave unharmed deliver from disburden of free of extricate from get rid of save from absolve from rescue from exempt from disembarrass of disencumber of free from excuse from liberate from release from remove blame unburden of boot out set free from discharge from immune protect safeguard privilege manumit uncage disenthrall disenthral enfranchise disimprison enlarge let out allow to go allow to leave let loose send away turn loose set loose

Verb

To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
cop out bypass escape sidestep avoid dodge duck evade shirk shrink from skip skirt round skive abandon backpedal bilk cut decline desert duck-shove funk quit rationalise rationalize renege renounce revoke run away from skive off steer clear of welsh withdraw back down back off back out back out of duck out of get out get out of have alibi pull out of slide out of use pretext weasel out wriggle out of give the slip pass on relay pass the buck elude shake scape finesse weasel out of get around shuffle out of shake off shun cop out of escape from skirt lose circumvent flee eschew body-swerve give the slip to neglect shy from ditch shuck outrun stay shy of slip through the net of run from stay away from fend off fly give the runaround break away from turn back on get away from pay no attention to give a wide berth shy leave behind slip away from slip find a way out of find a way round give a wide berth to frustrate double get away be beyond throw off the scent slip through the net run around foil outwit thwart slip through your fingers miss shuffle off forget not attend let something slide scrimshank take fright baulk at chicken out of turn tail recoil from wuss out flinch from slough off leave something undone dog lose sight of play truant from cheat bob off bludge be lax about creep not attend to pay little attention to skimp on be remiss about lie down on job parry fence balk baffle lead on a merry chase sneak away baulk escape the clutches of end-run slip out keep your distance brush off discount dance around disregard ignore overlook pussyfoot around tergiversate dispense with keep one's distance from be oblivious to turn your back on lay low from pay no mind unmind unheed turn a blind eye to tune out shirk from take no notice of pay no heed to go around

Verb

Show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
vindicate substantiate support authenticate corroborate establish justify ratify verify confirm defend warrant bear out demonstrate prove argue attest back certify evidence extenuate uphold validate advocate assert endorse maintain claim confute contend disculpate disprove guard protect rationalise rationalize refute rehabilitate second shield whitewash bear witness to offer grounds for give credence to lend weight to plead for do justice to back up sustain approve vouch for legitimize legitimise attest to testify to sanction give proof of affirm show to be true explain authorize explain away condone document give substance to authorise stand by accredit permit argue for show guarantee legitimatize palliate legitimatise bolster avouch vouch buttress witness champion legalize account for check out exonerate license aver exculpate give weight to declare licence legalise deodorize rubber-stamp give reasons for deodorise make a case for gloze over stand up for stick up for avow merit manifest qualify testify show beyond doubt legitimate promote encourage reenforce reinforce clear legislate swear constitute check reason make excuses for espouse profess countenance state shore up pronounce lawful strengthen okay plead check up speak for call for approve of give an explanation for provide evidence of be a reason for be a justification for gloss over give the stamp of approval to show to be reasonable give grounds for press for give force to make allowances be a defence of put forward give evidence give the green light to insist on side with swear to ground assure underscore pardon notify ascertain protest be proof of absolve enforce prove to be genuine reassure gloze exempt indicate elucidate display fight for swear by underwrite acquit make sure of circumstantiate settle underpin exhibit represent evince denote be grounds for allow objectify realise actualize realize test debunk complete reify try mitigate stress agree demonstrate the truth of suss out hold up double-check pin down make certain of recognize formalize sanctify pretext press seal be good reason for entitle one to invoke try on try out allege give nod check on declare true double check acknowledge cover appease alibi adjure asseverate sign off on present asservate countersign announce push for insist upon adduce recognise formalise decriminalize provide a justification for provide an explanation for throw your weight behind bear witness depose to use as an excuse cop a plea plea bargain cite answer charges use as excuse respond make allowances for come up with an explanation for answer for enact regulate normalize ordain decree formulate codify launder be supportive of decriminalise normalise be answerable for show just cause for provide a rationale for prove to be reasonable speak in favor of make good on give a justification for show cause demand deserve hold up one's end give support to hold to give backing to stick by come to the defence of require entitle earn clean up declare legal rate entail necessitate recommend be worth be deserving of be entitled to be worthy of consent to give ground for qualify for favour advise favor urge prescribe commend suggest propose indorse patronize push advance tout plug further patronise run interference for give a leg up stump for boost brace up be in corner hold a brief for be in favor of plump for go for give a lift subscribe to plunk for lobby for go with campaign on behalf of spread around ride shotgun build up go to bat for bless say so root for campaign for get on bandwagon hold with sponsor say in defense cover for prove a case apologize for give the rationale behind speak on behalf of speak in support of give an apologia for proclaim insist agree to vow promise accept pledge pronounce sign depose predicate purport reveal lay down hold make evident determine ensure guaranty give the go-ahead expose make out notarize pass OK undertake clinch accede admit illustrate give the green light secure bespeak confess insure express cinch opine swear up and down be evidence of give testimony show clearly give an undertaking register reassert reaffirm take an oath bind grant challenge assent to submit sew up acquiesce say yes to imply be responsible for put forth set the seal on propound adopt move own repeat offer ice get behind state on oath betoken showcase convey expound initial nail down show once and for all point out give the nod give assurances note cross heart lock up stand behind give a pledge give an assurance see swear on bible make plain make known put into effect bring forward submit proof open up give substance to the fact that witness to witness to the fact that own up submit evidence establish evidence produce evidence demonstrate the truth give one's word produce proof go along with make a case green light close wind up put the seal on cap give one's consent give the go-ahead to give the nod to reflect indemnify finalize approbate homologate charge O.K. wager assent subscribe provide stipulate stake pretend insinuate accuse intimate hint impute project point effect be a monument to give assurance of show the truth of expostulate be a sign of clarify lay bare lay out set set out arrange lay recount recite delegate posit question postulate finalise give proof provide evidence find flag up discover commit contract give green light remonstrate sign and seal rubber stamp be liable for go bail for assert under oath stand bail for swear an oath swear to the fact make safe fix result develop convince signify put on ice appeal signal rumour put about that emphasize rumor say emphasise lock on have a lock on have a case add up carry password mark watchword signature depone prevail upon commission make soapbox stump spout spiel croon constate sing stand for be a witness make a deposition say under oath engage voice give approval to give the OK give the thumbs up talk big act as if get on soapbox get off your chest blow hot air come out utter vote in make into law legislate for vote for disclose tell concede make sure render inform allegate satisfy oneself see to it do not forget to take care be sure to make certain be in no doubt constitute proof of constitute evidence of spell out make clear speak out ostend get across clear up avert cosign appreciate yield cognize know perceive bear testimony act as a witness give an affidavit sign for let on take on board cooperate with fess up come out of closet 'fess up bow to concur with accede to come clean acquiesce in be aware of own up to be conscious of be wise to defer to make legal make binding make stick set seal on give stamp of approval make valid make legally binding set one's seal to John Hancock

Verb

To dismiss from duty or employment
discharge remove dismiss cashier fire sack eject expel oust axe ax bounce can discard release retire terminate supplant bump bust displace nix replace supersede freeze out lay off boot out let go declare redundant kick out make redundant pink-slip throw out turf out deprive of office give notice send packing show the door get rid of give someone their marching orders muster out relieve of duty run out of town turn off give someone the boot give someone the push give someone the sack lock out give someone the bullet give someone their cards give the heave-ho ride out on rail defenestrate depose unseat give the elbow give the old heave-ho drum out out boot dethrone evict give someone their notice topple defrock drop turn out dislodge banish exclude remove from office overthrow uncrown chuck out unthrone drive out deprive unmake give notice to bin off bring down cast out give someone the air force out give someone the big E give the bum's rush give walking papers overturn turf suspend rout reject throw out on your ear run off push out disqualify cut eliminate relegate usurp unfrock impeach chase discrown pay off let out shut out send away give the gate give someone the pink slip remove from power debar ship bar ban pension deselect disfrock shelve recall disemploy furlough depone break deport degrade omit disregard slang unhorse shed chuck pink slip thrust out extrude disbar see the back of give marching orders sling out fling out expulse chase out give a pink slip give someone his wash out turn away give warning leave out set aside drive away give the ax throw someone out on their ear give the chop heave vote someone out move on throw demote court martial triumph overwhelm defeat sever connections unsettle downgrade dehire unhire blackball give the boot to give the bullet to eighty-six yeet put away disthrone disenthrone upset subvert blacklist give someone his or her walking papers give the sack to give the push to black strip of rank step into shoes of take over terminate employment put out show the door to toss out hand walking papers give one's cards give pink slip give their cards give the axe retire early give heave-ho purge exile fordrive dispossess heave out give bum's rush move ask to leave transfer expatriate reposition abolish give the hook show you the door shift evacuate pull relocate expunge detach tomahawk downsize reduce hatchet poll decimate cleaver excommunicate ostracize waive budge abstract dislocate repatriate extradite transport outlaw cancel delete proscribe isolate rusticate ostracise extradict drive off sequester slur elide erase forget take down do away with shake off chase away ignore scale down cut back put an end to slim down leave off rule out give something a miss take out miss out cross out cut out shut the door on kiss off remove by force disband disperse demobilize liberate dispatch rid bundle clear demobilise show out allow to go send home send off dispense with dispose of cast off slough off do without push aside disfellowship repudiate boycott veto preclude keep out embargo leave out in the cold snub dispel send back disallow prohibit except interdict scatter count out shun vote against hand someone his hat sideline refuse forbid discount disclude stop uproot close out put an embargo on send to Coventry put out in the street cut dead give the cold shoulder to consign attaint repulse empty unchurch prohibit from entering denounce anathematize disown overlook takfir curse coldshoulder vote out marginalize disentitle ditch unloose irrupt dump toss dissipate chase off force to leave marginalise invisibilize sentence sentence to transportation throw overboard kiss goodbye squeeze out give someone their P45 show the gate to say no to declare ineligible refuse admission to refuse entrance to deny stand in the way of hand over not include fail to include factor out disturb squander return avoid knock over disentangle extricate repel scramble free bring low knock out of position knock out of place clear out estop deny access to obviate prevent block bate occlude dig out get out knock loose bring about the downfall of withdraw send for trial consider undesirable not count refuse to admit split up beat off break up pass over ward off refuse admittance prevent from entering steer clear of thumbs down place an embargo on hit list refuse to employ down negative kill put on hit list break it up cold-shoulder spurn take away move out shoot down clear from send to a safe place remove from undermine relieve displant substitute override give the cold shoulder wrench out crowd swap places with substitute for sit in front for fill in ring outplace take over from ring in back up force stand in take the place of

Verb

To make (something bad) less severe or serious
mitigate ease soothe allay moderate quiet soften assuage blunt diminish dull mollify temper weaken appease calm check lessen lighten palliate placate remit abate extenuate pacify attenuate subdue alleviate cushion damp deaden relieve dilute help quell quieten still lull modify reduce sweeten commute cool tranquillize tranquilize reduce the force of tone down take the edge off decrease relax lower dampen restrain curb stifle settle slacken compose dwindle qualify suppress ameliorate control de-escalate minimize ebb repress modulate taper comfort lenify wane minimise subside ease off cut salve curtail gentle shrink soft-pedal taper off let up smother regulate take the sting out mellow slake drop drop off relent decline ease up limit contain muffle wind down quench deplete play down depress impair cure downscale smooth recede tame die down fall contract extinguish pour oil on calm down downsize satisfy cool off buffer phase down rachet down ratchet down mute heal chill out slow cut down lullaby becalm defuse water down slack take the bite out damp down tail off pall loosen constrain balm settle down overcome degrade decrement dispel discount erode die out die away fall away drain away thin restrict scale down dent hush cut back slash improve console resolve silence roll back adjust dial down peter out make less conciliate dulcify propitiate dim make nice anaesthetize square unburden solace cool out slow down anesthetize stroke put an end to sate let up on downplay bridle inhibit depreciate govern sap absorb hold banish measure numb quash stop trim rule narrow keep adulterate undermine disempower pare counteract paralyse mend minify make smaller dissipate couch clip stabilize kill benumb fade sink destroy devaluate make light of remedy stabilise nurse doctor meliorate knock down bring down pad loose take down cheer reassure rein in cripple make cutbacks in trim back trim down mark down paralyze break pull in aid assist step down fix up disburden upraise facilitate free hold in patch things up quieten down quiet down freeze untrouble take it easy put the lid on play up to make better attend to smooth over pare down disarm ally make peace with get rid of lay back take a load off butter up smooth down pour cold water on rein slack off make up dampen down throw cold water on take the sting out of detract from shorten steady ration address shade sober darken deepen cloud put at rest treat mask diffuse revise shave wear away wear down take the edge off sth prune satiate make weaker fill surfeit sugarcoat restore truncate abridge restraint dismiss take sting out trammel intern confine fix prettify eliminate gratify reduce punishment round down pipe down put a stop to drive away chase away put to rest drive off flag go easy whittle down admix sag ease up on enfeeble mince release simmer down reconcile dispose tune down gruntle obtund temperate transmogrify switch revamp content hold back protect against rectify win over constrict deflate rarefy disable vitiate offset debilitate enervate keep in check insulate buttress bolster seclude guard keep down squelch disintegrate refresh crumble relaxed make less strict make less formal infrigidate freshen frost keep under control subjugate defend against shield against fine tune make reasonable lessen the impact of soften the impact of reduce the impact of crush assure stretch broaden demilitarise save neutralise rescue recover neutralize demilitarize meet halfway rise above monkey around with chasten fall off get less become less intense slacken off cut off choke off cease safeguard against reduce the effect of extend lace sophisticate embroider embellish make lighter support make less intense put damper on impose peace upon put down kiss and make up grease con clear the air with make peace restore harmony to bury the hatchet smooth someone's ruffled feathers pacificate brighten iron out sort out put a damper on drop away grow less take the bite out of open smooth out clear the air take the heat run interference for clear the way forward disengage speed up simplify promote make easier speed untighten expedite lift open the door further debase invalidate buck up condole with give solace to rock to sleep make agreeable punctuate succor succour vary patch up take the edge put a lid on liss interrupt disencumber empty levitate take remove uplight change shift jettison eradicate unload put to rights prevent break up liberalize liberalise dress up set right bring respite to thin out bring an end to make less painful conquer soften up cauterize free up reduce weight put off throw out pour out take load off lick discipline make something bearable incapacitate stun exhaust frustrate etherize cauterise chloroform KO drown unnerve stupefy injure retard gas deprive consume tire dope bring aid to bring aid humble cow reclaim bust knock out lay out put out of order put to sleep axe get the better of get a grip on dry up ax amortise downgrade cast down amortize tighten run down slim down retrench devalue cheapen cut back on salami-slice write off hinder stay rationalize write down turn down rationalise deduct arrest take off waste halt scale back make reductions in dam stem subtract block blanket staunch economize on squash stanch wreck ruin delay spoil detain handicap devour undervalue decelerate impede devalorize dock obstruct rebate knock off cut down on stall deteriorate hold up set back hamper decay postpone take away keep back mire retardate whittle away phase out loiter choke waste away interfere with eat away bog down spare pillow whittle euphemize devitalize etiolate slenderize blur dip chill make fewer muzzle discourage deter subvert foreshorten hebetate desensitise desensitize demote abbreviate dash keep it down decrease the volume nose dive prostrate withstand oppose resist muddy up stamp out retrench on reduce greatly slim take pressure off mar take the heat off keep to a minimum keep at a minimum delete omit worsen lay off soak up chop crop compress attend cause to fall condense lower in price lop off lop bring to a standstill rob from lower in value nourish balance attune withdraw cut short concentrate shear economize harsh economise corrode harmonize rehabilitate drain take from mess up master set tone tune expend debit abstract clog brake strike off eat gnaw spend inflect encumber abrade evacuate use up withhold minus allow bate defer budget cut roll down trim away milk slow up hamstring amend fine-tune alter adapt harmonise tweak reduce by take out decrease by dissolve weather keep a lid on clamp down on crack down on keep the lid on hold in check get under control nip in the bud slap down snuff out put back draw back nibble rot fret cumber burn bleed scrape away hang up close off down hesitate loaf back off falter crimp throw a monkey wrench in the works of baulk bog balk baffle bring to screeching halt shut off shut down dawdle put a brake on throw a spanner in the works of poke fetter stunt suck dry impoverish bankrupt scour grind down eat away at bite bite at finish draw down draw squander play out lag chip away at eat into gnaw away at procrastinate embog reef wash up eat up dig into back-water hit the brakes lose speed put the brakes on lose steam let down flaps get in the way of keep waiting anchor it

Trái nghĩa của excuse

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