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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accusernoun

    someone who imputes guilt or blame

Wiktionary

  1. accusernoun

    Agent noun of accuse; one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Accusernoun

    He that brings a charge against another.

    Etymology: from accuse.

    There are some persons forbidden to be accusers, on the score of their sex, as women; others, of their age, as pupils and infants; others, upon the account of some crimes committed by them; and others, on the score of some filthy lucre to propose to gain thereby; others, on the score of their conditions, as libertines against their patrons; and others, through a suspicion of calumny, as having once already given false evidence; and, lastly, others on account of their poverty, as not being worth more than fifty aurei. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

    —— That good man, who drank the pois’nous draught,
    With mind serene, and could not wish to see
    His vile accuser drink as deep as he. John Dryden, Juv. Sat. xiii.

    If the person accused maketh his innocence plainly to appear upon his trial, the accuser is immediately put to an ignominious death; and, out of his goods and lands, the innocent person is quadruply recompensed. Gulliver’s Travels.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accusernoun

    one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault

  2. Etymology: [OE. acuser, accusour; cf. OF. acuseor, fr. L. accusator, fr. accusare.]

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  1. accrues accurse

  2. Accrues

  3. Accurse

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accuser in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accuser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of accuser in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Stickland:

    No.1, privacy concerns. We think that the right to due process matters, you have the right to face your accuser in court.

  2. Pope Francis:

    In these times, it seems like the ‘Great Accuser’ has been unchained and has it in for bishops, true, we are all sinners, we bishops. He tries to uncover the sins, so they are visible in order to scandalize the people.

  3. The Times:

    Upon learning that Les Moonves had tried to find a job for an accuser, the CBS board held an emergency meeting with Les Moonves lawyers.

  4. Alan Jackson:

    The decision by the D.A.’s office not to file charges shows that the accuser’s stories cannot be substantiated, the sheik is very happy to put it behind him and move on with his life.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The second accuser has nothing, she admits that she was drunk. She admits time lapses.

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