Definitions of "excuse"
  1. The act of providing exemption or discharge to someone from a specific obligation or duty
  2. The act of serving as a valid reason or explanation that justifies a certain action or behavior
  3. A situation that legally permits someone to be released from an obligation, duty, or a contractual liability
  4. A particular situation, such as a physical threat, that provides immunity from being legally responsible for actions that would otherwise be considered wrong or criminal
How to use "excuse" in a sentence
  1. The court decided to excuse the witness from further testimony due to their health condition.
  2. The defendant used self-defense as an excuse for their violent behavior.
  3. The contract had an clause that could excuse either party under certain circumstances.

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