Definition of accuse


  • bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse". Synonyms: criminate, impeach, incriminate.
  • blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference". Synonyms: charge.

Related words

arraign, asperse, besmirch, blame, calumniate, charge, criminate, defame, denigrate, fault, file, impeach, incriminate, indict, lodge, recriminate, reproach, slander, smear, smirch, sully, upbraid.

Words nearby accuse

accurse, accused, accuser.

Rhymes with accuse

abuse, amuse, bemuse, blues, booze, bruise, chartreuse, choose, clews, confuse, cruise, cruse, defuse, diffuse, disabuse, druse, druze, enthuse, excuse, fuse.

Start with accuse

accuses, accusers, accused, accuser.

End with accuse

preaccuse, reaccuse.

More information about accuse

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • accuse is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • accuse is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • accuse is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 13 points
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noun: someone who presents a message of some sort (as a petition or an address or a check or a memorial etc.).

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