Usage examples for excused

  1. At the foot of the stairs he excused himself and came back with the photographs which he presented to me with an Old World courtesy and dignity. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  2. I excused myself, without success. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  3. At last Vitellius grew ashamed of the failure of his efforts and excused them from the services which they refused to render. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  4. Having given orders that our letters should be prepared, the governor excused himself for a few moments, as he said that certain of his local authorities were ordered to meet him. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  5. " One moment," I excused myself. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick