ALL meanings of accused

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  • countable noun accused You can use the accused to refer to a person or a group of people charged with a crime or on trial for it. 3
  • noun accused A person or group of people who are charged with or on trial for a crime. 1
  • adjective accused charged with a crime, wrongdoing, fault, etc.: the accused boy. 1
  • noun accused a person or persons charged in a court of law with a crime, offense, etc. (often preceded by the). 1
  • verb with object accused to charge with the fault, offense, or crime (usually followed by of): He accused him of murder. 1
  • verb with object accused to find fault with; blame. 1
  • verb without object accused to make an accusation. 1
  • noun accused law: defendant 1
  • noun accused (law) The person charged with an offense; the defendant in a criminal case. 0
  • verb accused simple past tense and past participle of accuse. 0
  • adjective accused Having been accused; being the target of accusations. 0
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