HyperDic: accuse

English > 2 senses of the word accuse:
VERBcommunicationaccuse, impeach, incriminate, criminatebring an accusation against
communicationaccuse, chargeblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
accuse > pronunciation
Soundsahkyuw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > accuse: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningBring an accusation against; level a charge against.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
Example"The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"
Synonymsimpeach, incriminate, criminate
Narrowerarraignaccuse / accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
charge, lodge, filefile a formal charge against
recriminateReturn an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations
reproach, upbraidExpress criticism towards
Broadercharge, accuseblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
Spanishacusar, denunciar
Catalanacusar, incriminar, inculpar
Adjectivesaccusative, accusatory, accusivecontaining or expressing accusation
Nounsaccusation, accusala formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
accusersomeone who imputes guilt or blame
English > accuse: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to accuse the prisoners
Synonymcharge
Entailed byarraignCall before a court to answer an indictment
Narroweraccuse, impeach, incriminate, criminateBring an accusation against
blame, faultput or pin the blame on
defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirchCharge falsely / falsely or with malicious intent
indictaccuse / accuse formally / formally of a crime
Spanishacusar, culpar, incriminar
Catalanacusar, incriminar, processar
Adjectivesaccusative, accusatory, accusivecontaining or expressing accusation
Nounsaccusala formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
accusationan assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
accusersomeone who imputes guilt or blame

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