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Definitions and Synonyms of accuse | Another word for accuse | What is accuse?

Definition 1: bring an accusation against; level a charge against - [verb of communication]

Samples where accuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse

Synonyms for accuse in the sense of this definition

(accuse is a kind of ...) blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against

"he charged the director with indifference"

(... is a kind of accuse ) express criticism towards

"The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"

(... is a kind of accuse ) accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy

(... is a kind of accuse ) return an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations; charge in return

(... is a kind of accuse ) file a formal charge against

"The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"

Definition 2: blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against - [verb of communication]

Samples where accuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he charged the director with indifference

Synonyms for accuse in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of accuse ) put or pin the blame on

(... is a kind of accuse ) bring an accusation against; level a charge against

"The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"

(... is a kind of accuse ) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

"The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

(... is a kind of accuse ) accuse formally of a crime

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