What does accusation mean?

Definitions for accusation
ˌæk yʊˈzeɪ ʃən; əˈkyu zəlac·cu·sa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accusation, accusal(noun)

    a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

  2. accusation, charge(noun)

    an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

    "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"

Wiktionary

  1. accusation(Noun)

    The act of accusing.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 14th century.

  2. accusation(Noun)

    A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 14th century.

  3. accusation(Noun)

    An allegation.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 14th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accusation(noun)

    the act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense

  2. Accusation(noun)

    that of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accusation' in Nouns Frequency: #2769

How to pronounce accusation?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say accusation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accusation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accusation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of accusation in a Sentence

  1. Mark Toner:

    We reject outright the premise that the Turkish Government is in league with ISIL to smuggle oil across its borders, and we frankly see no evidence – none – to support such an accusation.

  2. White House:

    This report refutes the latest false accusation by Senate Democrats and fully exonerates Judge Kavanaugh, between crowdsourcing baseball fans to attacking Senate Democrats college sports commentary, the left has lost all credibility and is looking more desperate by the day.

  3. Judge Kavanaugh:

    I have never done anything like what the accuser describes -- to her or to anyone, because this never happened, I had no idea who was making this accusation until she identified herself yesterday. I am willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee in any way the committee deems appropriate to refute this false allegation, from 36 years ago, and defend my integrity.

  4. Sheri Pewitt:

    The #MeToo movement is long overdue, it is a sensitive matter that evokes strong emotions; it should and it must evoke those emotions. Even so, an accusation does not equal guilt and we must not lose sight of due process along the way. Our democracy and the foundation for a functioning justice system depend upon it.

  5. Brett Healy:

    The accusation is so juvenile and ludicrous it cannot be taken seriously, if this rumor was even remotely credible, someone here in Wisconsin would have alerted the media and filed a complaint with the Elections Commission. Rural Wisconsin voters, who have a history of voting Democrat in presidential elections, decided that they had enough of the far left policies of President Obama and they took it out on Clinton. For the Democratic Party to attempt to blame their widespread defeat on an imaginary bogeyman is comical and a little sad.

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