Synonyms to ask forgiveness

apologize, alibi, alibi out of, apologize for, beg indulgence, beg pardon, cover with excuses, defend, do penance, espouse, excuse, express regret, justify, lie out of, make apology for, offer excuse for, plead guilty, plead ignorance, reform, repent, squirm out of, take back, think better of, vindicate, worm out of, abjure, assert the contrary, back down, back out, backwater, belie, bring back, climb down, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, crawfish out, cross, deny, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disown, disprove, dispute, eat crow, eat humble pie, extradite, forswear, gainsay, get back, give back, impugn, join issue upon, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, palinode, put back, ransom, recall, recant, recapture, reclaim, recommit, recoup, recover, recuperate, redeem, refuse to admit, refute, regain, remand, remit, renege, renounce, renovate, reoccupy, repatriate, replace, replevin, replevy, repossess, repudiate, restitute, restore, resume, retake, retract, retrieve, return, rev