Synonyms of accuse in English:


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1‘four people were accused of assault’


charge with, indict for, arraign for, take to court for, put on trial for, bring to trial for, prosecute for

summons, cite, make accusations about, lay charges against, file charges against, prefer charges against

North American impeach for

archaic inculpate


absolve, clear, exonerate

2‘the companies have been accused of causing job losses’


blame for, hold responsible for, lay the blame on someone for, hold accountable for, hold answerable for, condemn for, criticize for, denounce for

impute blame to, assign guilt to, attribute liability to, declare guilty

informal lay at the door of, point the finger at, stick on, pin on


defend, hold blameless