Synonyms for accusing

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

Top 10 synonyms for accusing Other synonyms for the word accusing

Définition of accusing

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 :
  • The accusing revelation that had come from Crane in the afternoon had been a crushing blow.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • I have been accused of taking it, but have denied it, accusing no one.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • This was clearly an accident, and no one thought of accusing me of any connection with it.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Adams very innocently answered, "Sir, I am far from accusing you."
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 » by Henry Fielding
  • He blamed himself so much, that, instead of accusing, I began to comfort him.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I'm not accusing her, and you mustn't talk about the Rev. Mr. Gloomer telling lies.
  • Extract from : « Pee-wee Harris » by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • The latter said: “You must get ahead of the dragon, and prevent him from accusing you in Heaven!”
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • Now, at this precise moment, he was accusing this criminal of a fresh crime!
  • Extract from : « A Nest of Spies » by Pierre Souvestre
  • Am I to understand that you are accusing me of stealing those bonds?
  • Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • "You know what it means," said the man, pointing an accusing finger at Peter.
  • Extract from : « The Vagrant Duke » by George Gibbs

Antonyms for accusing

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