Synonyms for accuse

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-kyooz
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkyuz

Top 10 synonyms for accuse Other synonyms for the word accuse

Définition of accuse

Origin :
  • c.1300, "charge (with an offense, etc.), impugn, blame," from Old French acuser "to accuse, indict, reproach, blame" (13c.), earlier "announce, report, disclose" (12c.), or directly from Latin accusare "to call to account," from ad- "against" (see ad-) + causari "give as a cause or motive," from causa "reason" (see cause (n.)). Related: Accused; accusing; accusingly.
  • verb place blame for wrongdoing, fault
Example sentences :
  • Is it of stealing that bank-note of Galloway's that you presume to accuse my brother?
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I do not accuse—I do not suspect you of any breach of confidence.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I let her accuse me as she pleased—and she very soon began to defend me.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • You will ask me why I accuse him as you have already asked me how I know so much.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • I hope you do not accuse me of lying or of any other dissimulation.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • Making your own what Acacius did, you accuse us of objections.
  • Extract from : « The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI » by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • My sins also came into my mind, and my conscience did accuse me on every side.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • Both these signs seemed to accuse him louder than any words.
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
  • Oh, they're quite right when they accuse the men of heartlessness!
  • Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
  • You accuse me of injustice—of what amounts to inhumanity—of cruelty?
  • Extract from : « Strife (First Series Plays) » by John Galsworthy

Antonyms for accuse

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