Accused Definition

ə-kyo͝ozd
noun
The defendant in a criminal case.
American Heritage
A person who is blamed for a wrongdoing.
Webster's New World Law
A person who has been arrested or formally charged by an indictment, information, or presentment with a crime.
Webster's New World Law
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adjective
Accused is defined as charged with a wrongdoing.
A person charged with robbery is an example of an individual accused of a crime.
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verb
The definition of accused means to have charged someone with a wrongdoing.
Mary Warren, the woman who said that John Proctor was a witch during the Salem Witch Trials, is an example of someone who accused another person.
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Simple past tense and past participle of accuse.

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