AskDefine | Define accused

Dictionary Definition

accused n : a defendant in a criminal proceeding

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Etymology

accuse + -ed (past tense)

Pronunciation

ac-cused*
  • /əˈkjuːzd/
  • //
aah-KEWzd

Noun

accused (plural: accused)
  1. The person charged with an offense; the defendant in a criminal case.

Translations

defendant
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Adjective

accused
  1. Charged with offense as, an accused person. Commonly used substantively.

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Verb

accused
  1. past of accuse

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