What does accused mean?

Definitions for accused
əˈkyuzdac·cused

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accusednoun

    a defendant in a criminal proceeding

Wiktionary

  1. accusednoun

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

  2. accusedadjective

    Having been accused; being the target of accusations.

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

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  1. accused

    Accused refers to a person or entity who has been charged with a crime or wrongdoing, often within a legal context. They are believed or claimed to be responsible for an illegal or unscrupulous act and are subjected to a legal trial or investigation for the supposed crime.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accused

    of Accuse

  2. Accusedadjective

    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.

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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

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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. Javier Martin-Artajo:

    I consider myself innocent, because I could not have done this ... nor did I do it, i have no reason to do any of the things I am accused of.

  2. Rachael Denhollander:

    They say they want to support the survivors and work for justice, but, at the same time as they utter these words, they have attacked our character and motivations, accused us of being ambulance chasers looking for a payday, lied about our legislative package, lied about why mediation was stalled, and paid exorbitant amounts of money to monitor our social media activity, actions speak louder than words, and MSU’s actions leave no doubt about what they really care about, and it isn’t stopping sexual assault.

  3. Duncan Clark:

    Didi stood accused of being reckless, careless, this was damaging society, and anything that damages social stability gets you in major trouble with the party, which is charged with guaranteeing it.

  4. Nisar Ahmed:

    My son was killed in the attack, and today a prime accused in that is standing in an election, is this how they give us justice?

  5. Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders:

    While at the scene the accused stated that 'Allah told me to do this, Allah told me to come here and kill people'.

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