escusar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin excūsāre, present active infinitive of excūsō.

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escusar (first-person singular present escuso, first-person singular preterite escusei, past participle escusado)

  1. (transitive) to excuse (to provide an excuse)
  2. (intransitive) to avoid (doing something)
    • 1813, anonymous, Conversa no adro da igrexa:
      escusades de xurá-lo que volo creo mui ben
      Do not swear it, because I really believe you
  3. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of escusar
  4. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of escusar

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Verb[edit]

escusar (first-person singular present indicative escuso, past participle escusado)

  1. (transitive) to forgive; to pardon; to excuse
    Synonyms: desculpar, perdoar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with de or por) to apologize [for]
    Synonyms: pedir desculpas (por), desculpar-se
  3. (transitive) to excuse (to allow to leave)
    Synonyms: dispensar, liberar
  4. (transitive) to excuse; to justify (to be an acceptable reason for)
    Synonyms: justificar, ser desculpa para

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