excusably
adverb see excuse I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • excusably — excuse ► VERB 1) seek or serve to justify (a fault or offence). 2) release from a duty or requirement. 3) forgive (a fault or a person committing one). 4) (used in polite formulas) allow (someone) to leave a room or gathering. 5) (excuse oneself) …   English terms dictionary

  • excusably — adverb in an excusable manner or to an excusable degree he was excusably late • Syn: ↑forgivably, ↑pardonably • Ant: ↑unpardonably (for: ↑pardonably), ↑unforgivably …   Useful english dictionary

  • Excusably — Excusable Ex*cus a*blea. [L. excusabilis: cf. F. excusable. See {Excuse}.] That may be excused, forgiven, justified, or acquitted of blame; pardonable; as, the man is excusable; an excusable action. {Ex*cus a*ble*ness}, n. {Ex*cus a*bly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excusably — See excusable. * * * …   Universalium

  • excusably — adverb In an excusable manner or to an excusable degree …   Wiktionary

  • excusably — ex·cus·ably …   English syllables

  • forgivably — adverb in an excusable manner or to an excusable degree he was excusably late • Syn: ↑excusably, ↑pardonably • Ant: ↑unpardonably (for: ↑pardonably), ↑unforgivably, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pardonably — adverb in an excusable manner or to an excusable degree he was excusably late • Syn: ↑excusably, ↑forgivably • Ant: ↑unpardonably, ↑unforgivably (for: ↑forgivably), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pardonably — Par don*a*bly, adv. In a manner admitting of pardon; excusably. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excuse — I. transitive verb (excused; excusing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French escuser, excuser, from Latin excusare, from ex + causa cause, explanation Date: 13th century 1. a. to make apology for b. to try to remove blame from 2. to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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