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Definition of Accused
Accused Ac*cused", a.
Charged with offense; as, an accused person.
Note: Commonly used substantively; as, the accused, one
charged with an offense; the defendant in a criminal
AccusedAccuse Ac*cuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accused; p. pr. & vb.
n. Accusing.] [OF. acuser, F. accuser, L. accusare, to call
to account, accuse; ad + causa cause, lawsuit. Cf. Cause.]
1. To charge with, or declare to have committed, a crime or
offense; (Law) to charge with an offense, judicially or by
a public process; -- with of; as, to accuse one of a high
crime or misdemeanor.
Neither can they prove the things whereof they now
accuse me. --Acts xxiv.
We are accused of having persuaded Austria and
Sardinia to lay down their arms. --Macaulay.
2. To charge with a fault; to blame; to censure.
Their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else
excusing one another. --Rom. ii. 15.
3. To betray; to show. [L.] --Sir P.
Syn: To charge; blame; censure; reproach; criminate; indict;
Usage: To Accuse, Charge, Impeach, Arraign. These
words agree in bringing home to a person the
imputation of wrongdoing. To accuse is a somewhat
formal act, and is applied usually (though not
exclusively) to crimes; as, to accuse of treason.
Charge is the most generic. It may refer to a crime, a
dereliction of duty, a fault, etc.; more commonly it
refers to moral delinquencies; as, to charge with
dishonesty or falsehood. To arraign is to bring (a
person) before a tribunal for trial; as, to arraign
one before a court or at the bar public opinion. To
impeach is officially to charge with misbehavior in
office; as, to impeach a minister of high crimes. Both
impeach and arraign convey the idea of peculiar
dignity or impressiveness.
Meaning of Accused from wikipedia
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- The Accüsed
is an American crossover thrash
band from Seattle, Washington, founded
in 1981. The band was a progenitor
of the crossover style
- Wrongfully Accused
is a 1998 satirical comedy
film written, produced
by Pat Proft
and starring Leslie Nielsen
as a man who has been framed...
- The Accused
is a 1988 American legal drama
by Tom Topor
and starring Jodie
is a 1956 American Trucolor
film noir crime
Kane and starring David Brian
and Vera Ralston, Sidney
- The Woman Accused
is a 1933 American
by Paul Sloane
and starring Nancy Carroll
and Cary Grant
as a young engaged couple
is a British television anthology series created
McGovern. The drama series first aired
on 15 November
2010 on BBC One and has run for...
of paper. Indictable offenses
are normally tried
by jury, unless
the accused waives
to a jury trial. Even though
the Sixth Amendment
- even when the driver
in the criminal
trial. If the accused
has given evidence
on his trial
he may be cross-examined on those
- Alice Nutter
(died 20 August
1612) was an English woman accused
as a result
of the Pendle witch
hunt. Her life and death
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