For all your dictionary needs!
Header of accusation


The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun accusation:

Video footage: Business People Accusation Argument
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun accusation

What does accusation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accusations

  1. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
  2. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

Alternative definition of the noun accusation


  1. The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
  2. That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.
  3. A declaration of fault or blame against another.


"Accusation" is a film.

  • also known as 고발, Gobal
  • country: South Korea
  • genre: Historical drama

Phrases with Accusation

  1. self-accusation
  2. veiled accusation
  3. unspoken accusation

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accusation

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewCorporate Wrongdoing and the Art of the Accusation (2011)

by Robert R. Faulkner

First, the accusation is a small spectacle. It is a small...

Google previewPhilosophy: Key Texts (2016)

by J. Baggini

The second accusation is that existentialism debases humanity. This is because existentialism emphasises the individual. Your choice and your free will are of central importance. You can only see the world from your point of view and you ...

Google previewThe Body in Medical Thought and Practice (2013)

by D. Leder

Holistic medicine's accusation is that orthodox medicine obscures and overpowers the true “mysteries” of the body, especially in order to preserve medicine's biological and behavioral power over the reduced body that is left. Self-care and ...



The main accusation is that the bull's horns are shaven. The reason behind this is not to blunt the horns in order to prevent impaling – a bull that is capable of ...

Google previewIntellectual Property, Biogenetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge (2010)

by Graham Dutfield

A common accusation is that excessive use of these chemicals is encouraged and other plants growing nearby are killed as a result. However, IPRs are unlikely to be directly responsible for this trend in crop breeding, which dates back to the ...

Google previewThe Tabloid Culture Reader (2007)

by Biressi, Anita, Nunn, Heather

One common accusation is that tabloid culture is often vulgar and in poortaste. This is often attributed not only to the topics addressed and behaviours revealed ( sex and sexuality, plastic surgery, aggression, profanity, mawkish sentimentality, ...

Google previewHow Unity Can Benefit (2013)

You, the Family, the Church, Teams & Nations by Anthony Bright Atwam

The accusation is that it is not 'inclusive' enough of other faiths. A university Hospital Trust has met to decide whether to ban Gideon Bibles from the bedside because they could 'offend people from other faith groups 107 How Unity can Benefit ...

Google previewHerodotean Inquiries (2012)

by S. Benardete

These three explanations, which differ in the enormity of the crime they attribute to Cleomenes, agree that some violation of the sacred was involved; and since the Argive accusation is the gravest, Herodotus gives that in detail.

Google previewTraditional Music and Irish Society: Historical Perspectives (2014)

by Dr Martin Dowling

One often repeated accusation is that nationalists and Republicans stolewhat wasacommon culture,butthis charge appliesmore accurately to the Irishlanguage and only indirectly tothe broader spectrum of the traditionalarts ...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor

probably has the primary meaning of “a cause, especially an occasion of something evil, hence a charge, an accusation.” It is used in a forensic sense, of ( a) an accusation, Acts 25:18 (RV, “charge”), 27; (b) a crime, Matt. 27:37; Mark ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1899)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

A complaint, petition, accusation, or the like by which proceedings for the removal of a public officer are commenced should show by whom or in whose behalf the proceedings are instituted.3 (d) Verification. — Where the institution of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1904)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

Where threats are to accuse of a crime, the indictment must allege that there was an accusation by the defendant of some crime, and the crime must be specified and described. Rank v. People, 80 111. App. 40; State v. McGlasson, 88 Iowa ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

ACCUSATION, the charging any person with a 'criminal addon, either in one's own name, or in that of the public. The word is compounded of ad, to ; and causari to plead. Writers on politics treat of the benefit and the inconveniences of public ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Accusation

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Accusation

Click on an item to view that photo:


View more pictures about The Accusation.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of preteen latin boy making an accusation gestureSmall photo of Anxious woman judged by different hands. Concept of accusation of guilty girl. Negative human emotions face expression feelingSmall photo of Blaming you. Anxious man in denial judged by different people who point fingers at him. Concept of accusation of guilty guy. Negative human emotions face expression feeling reactionSmall photo of Concept of accusation of guilty young person. Sad upset woman looking down many fingers pointing at her isolated on gray wall background. Human face expression emotion feelingSmall photo of Many hands fingers pointing with index fingers at something, to the centre isolated on white background, copy space. Concept of accusation guilty.Small photo of Concept of accusation guilty person guy. Side profile sad upset man looking down many fingers pointing at his back isolated grey office wall background. Negative human face expression emotion feelingSmall photo of Concept of accusation More...

Video language resources about Accusation

Click on an item to play that video:

See also the pronunciation examples of Accusation!

Quotes about Accusation

A clear conscience fears no accusation.
more quotes about accusation...

Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1S1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ACCUSATION

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Accusation!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of Accusation to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary