verb (used with object), accused, accusing.
to charge with the fault, offense, or crime (usually followed by of ): He accused him of murder.
to find fault with; blame.
verb (used without object), accused, accusing.
to make an accusation.

1250–1300; Middle English ac(c)usen < Old French acuser < Latin accūsāre to call to account (ac- ac- + -cūs-, combining form of caus-; see cause)

accusable, adjective
accusably, adverb
accusant, noun
accusingly, adverb
interaccuse, verb (used with object), interaccused, interaccusing.
nonaccusing, adjective
preaccuse, verb (used with object), preaccused, preaccusing.
reaccuse, verb (used with object), reaccused, reaccusing.
self-accusing, adjective
unaccusable, adjective
unaccusing, adjective
unaccusingly, adverb

accuse, allege, charge.

1. arraign, indict; incriminate, impeach.

1, 2. exonerate. Unabridged
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accuse (əˈkjuːz)
to charge (a person or persons) with some fault, offence, crime, etc; impute guilt or blame
[C13: via Old French from Latin accūsāre to call to account, from ad- to + causa lawsuit]

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, from O.Fr. acuser "to accuse" (13c.), earlier "announce, report, disclose" (12c.), from L. accusare "to call to account," from ad- "against" + causari "give as a cause or motive," from causa "reason." Accusatory is first attested c.1600, from L. accusatorius. Noun accused "person charged with
a crime" is recorded from 1590s.
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Example sentences
He emphasizes that he is not accusing anyone of deliberately falsifying
The article lists several lifeforms being sent, why don't you look them up
  before accusing.
There's never going to be any healing going on until people get done
  scapegoating, accusing, and blaming.
The laws also contain no penalties or disincentives for copyright holders to
  avoid falsely accusing others of infringement.
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