Definition of accused


  • a defendant in a criminal proceeding.


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

Related words

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

Words nearby accused

accursed, accuse, accuser.

Rhymes with accused

abused, amused, bemused, confused, diffused, disabused, excused, fused, misused, unused, used.

End with accused

reaccused, preaccused.

More information about accused

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • accused is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 12 points
  • accused is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 12 points
  • accused is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 15 points
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