Definition of Accuse

1. Verb. Bring an accusation against; level a charge against. "They want to accuse the prisoners "; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"




2. Verb. Blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against. "They want to accuse the prisoners "; "He charged the director with indifference"

Definition of Accuse

1. n. Accusation.

2. v. t. To charge with, or declare to have committed, a crime or offense

Definition of Accuse

1. Verb. (transitive) To find fault with, to blame, to censure. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To charge with having committed a crime or offence. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To make an accusation against someone. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) An accusation - Shakespeare ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accuse

1. to make an assertion against [v -CUSED, -CUSING, -CUSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accuse

accusative-case
accusative case
accusative cases
accusatively
accusativeness
accusatives
accusator
accusatorial
accusatorially
accusatorily
accusators
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accusatour
accusatrices
accusatrix
accuse (current term)
accused
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accusers
accuses
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accuseth
accusing
accusingly
accusive
accusor
accusors
accusour

Literary usage of Accuse

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1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"I think nobody can justly accuse me of sparing myself upon any occasion, but really I cannot do everything at once. And as for Fanny's just stepping down to ..."

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