English word apologize comes from English -ize, English apology.
Apologize detailed word origin explanation
|-ize || English (eng) ||Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective". |
|apology || English (eng) ||A formal justification, defence.. An expression of remorse or regret for having said or done something that harmed another: an instance of apologizing (saying that one is sorry).. Anything provided as a substitute; a makeshift. |
|apologize || English (eng) ||(intransitive) (dated) To make an apology or defense; to act as apologist.. (intransitive) To express regret that a certain event has occurred.. (intransitive, often followed by “for”) To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends. |
Words with the same origin as apologize