Definitions for accusedəˈkyuzd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word accused

Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. charged with a crime.

  2. (n.)the accused, a person or persons charged with a crime.

    Category: Law

Origin of accused:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. accused(noun)

    a defendant in a criminal proceeding


  1. accused(Noun)

    The person charged with an offense; the defendant in a criminal case.

  2. accused(Adjective)

    Having been accused; being the target of accusations.

  3. Origin: * First attested in the 1590's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accused

    of Accuse

  2. Accused(adj)

    charged with offense; as, an accused person

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accused' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2627

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accused' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4631

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accused' in Adjectives Frequency: #995

Anagrams of accused

  1. succade


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