HyperDic: blame

English > 6 senses of the word blame:
VERBcommunicationblame, faultput or pin the blame on
communicationblame, find fault, pickharass with constant criticism
cognitionblame, chargeattribute responsibility to
NOUNcommunicationblame, incrimination, inculpationan accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
communicationblame, rapa reproach for some lapse or misdeed
ADJECTIVEallblame, blasted, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernalexpletives used informally as intensifiers
blame > pronunciation
Soundsbley'm
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > blame: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningexpletives used informally as intensifiers.
Examples
  • "it's a blamed shame"
  • "a blame cold winter"
Synonymsblasted, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
Broadercursed, curstdeserving a curse
Spanishmaldito, puto
Catalanmaleït
English > blame: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed.
Example "the police laid the blame on the driver"
Synonymsincrimination, inculpation
Narrowerself-incriminationAn accusation that incriminates yourself
Broaderaccusation, accusalA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
Spanishacriminación, incriminación, inculpación
Catalanincriminació, inculpació
Verbsblameattribute responsibility to
blameput or pin the blame on
English > blame: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA reproach for some lapse or misdeed.
Example"he took the blame for it"
Synonymrap
BroaderreproachA mild rebuke or criticism
Spanishacusación falsa, acusación, culpa
Catalanacusació, culpa
Adjectivesblameworthydeserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
Verbsblameharass with constant criticism
English > blame: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningput or pin the blame on.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymfault
Broadercharge, accuseblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
Oppositeabsolve, freelet off the hook
Spanishculpar
Catalanculpar, faltar, mancar
Adjectivesblamable, blameabledeserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
Nounsblamean accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
English > blame: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningharass with constant criticism.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsfind fault, pick
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishbuscar defectos, culpar, meterse con
Catalanculpar
Nounsblamea reproach for some lapse or misdeed
English > blame: 6 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningAttribute responsibility to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We blamed the accident on her"
Synonymcharge
Broaderimpute, ascribe, assign, attributeAttribute or credit to
Spanishculpar
Catalanculpar
Adjectivesblamable, blameabledeserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
Nounsblamean accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed

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