- 1 to say that someone has done something wrong or is guilty of something to accuse someone of murder/theft She accused him of lying. The government was accused of incompetence.
- 2(formal) They stand accused of crimes against humanity. Word Familyaccuse verbaccusation nounaccusing adjectiveaccusatory adjectiveaccused noun
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NAmE//əˈkyuz//accuse somebody (of something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they accuse
he / she / it accuses
past simple accused
-ing form accusing
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