What does accused mean?

Definitions for accusedəˈkyuzd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accused in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Latin Proverb:

    It is honourable to be accused by those who deserve to be accused.

  2. Al Capone:

    I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.

  3. J Danforth Quayle:

    Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us.

  4. J Danforth Quayle:

    Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases 'revenue enhancement.' Not so. No one was fooled.

  5. I. F. Stone:

    If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had.

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