What does accused mean?

Definitions for accused
əˈkyuzdac·cused

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accused(noun)

    a defendant in a criminal proceeding

Wiktionary

  1. accused(Noun)

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

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1590's.

  2. accused(Adjective)

    Having been accused; being the target of accusations.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1590's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accused

    of Accuse

  2. Accused(adj)

    charged with offense; as, an accused person

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. accused

    In a military sense, the designation of one who is arraigned before a military court.

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

How to pronounce accused?

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    Karen
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How to say accused in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of accused in a Sentence

  1. Giuseppe Conte:

    The political forces that make up this government have been accused of being populist and anti-system..., if populism means the ruling class listens to the needs of the people ... (and) if anti-system means to aim to introduce a new system, which removes old privileges and encrusted power, well these political forces deserve both these epithets.

  2. Bradley Podliska:

    I was accused of a security violation along with several other people, when I asked him,' Hey, what here is classified, what classification manual did you use ?' he said,' I didn't use a classification manual.' I said,' Well, honestly ? Like you could have gotten that information from Wikipedia that I put in there. How is this classified ?' And he -- he backed down. He said,' Look, it's not classified, it's just sensitive information.' And I left it at that. And the next thing I know I was being charged with it for a security violation.

  3. Jack Sharp:

    Can you imagine working at the following Company? It has a little over 500 employees with the following statistics: 29 have been accused of spousal abuse. 7 have been arrested for fraud. 19 have been accused of writing bad checks. 117 have bankrupted at least two businesses. 3 have been arrested for assault. 71 cannot get a credit card due to bad credit. 14 have been arrested on drug-related charges. 8 have been arrested for shoplifting. 21 are current defendants in law suits. 84 were stopped for drunk driving in 1998 alone. Can you guess which organization this is? Give up? It's the 535 members of your United States Congress. The same group that perpetually cranks out hundreds upon hundreds of new laws designed to keep the rest of us in line.

  4. Josh Waites:

    Shanga's accused of stealing over 650,000 in both sales and withholding tax, (With) penalties and interest, it’s up to over $1 million owed.

  5. Fabrice:

    A Scottish, mopping his brow with his kilt was accused of indecent exposure!

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