Accusation

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Accusation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ accusation
accusation
charge
imputation
slur
inculpation
exprobration
delation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ crimination
crimination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ incrimination
incrimination
accrimination
recrimination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tu quoque argument
tu quoque argument
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ invective
invective
&c. 932
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ denunciation
denunciation
denouncement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ libel
libel
challenge
citation
arraignment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ impeachment
impeachment
appeachment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ indictment
indictment
bill of indictment
true bill
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ lawsuit
lawsuit
&c. 969
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ condemnation
condemnation
&c. 971
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ gravamen of a charge
gravamen of a charge
head and front of one's offending
argumentum ad hominem
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ scandal
scandal
&c.(detraction) 934
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ scandalum magnatum
scandalum magnatum
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ accuser
accuser
prosecutor
plaintiff
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ relator
relator
informer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ appellant
appellant
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ accused
accused
defendant
prisoner
panel
respondent
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ litigant
litigant
PARAG:Accusation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ accuse
accuse
charge
tax
impute
twit
taunt with
reproach
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ brand with reproach
brand with reproach
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ stigmatize
stigmatize
slur
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ cast a stone at
cast a stone at
cast a slur on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ incriminate
incriminate
criminate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inculpate
inculpate
implicate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ call to account
call to account
&c.(censure) 932
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take to blame
take to blame
take to task
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put in the black book
put in the black book
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ inform against
inform against
indict
denounce
arraign
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ impeach
impeach
appeach
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have up
have up
show up
pull up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ challenge
challenge
cite
lodge a complaint
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ prosecute
prosecute
bring an action against
&c. 969
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ blow upon
blow upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ charge with
charge with
saddle with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lay to one's door
lay to one's door
lay charge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lay the blame on
lay the blame on
bring home to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cast in one's teeth
cast in one's teeth
throw in one's teeth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cast the first stone at
cast the first stone at
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ have a rod in pickle for
have a rod in pickle for
keep a rod in pickle for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ have a crow to pluck with
have a crow to pluck with
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ trump up a charge
trump up a charge
PARAG:Accusation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ accusing
accusing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ accusatory
accusatory
accusative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ imputative
imputative
denunciatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recriminatory
recriminatory
criminatory
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ accused
accused
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ suspected
suspected
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ under suspicion
under suspicion
under a cloud
under surveillance
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in custody
in custody
in detention
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in the lockup
in the lockup
in the watch house
in the house of detention
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ accusable
accusable
imputable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ indefensible
indefensible
inexcusable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unpardonable
unpardonable
unjustifiable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ vicious
vicious
&c. 845
PARAG:Accusation->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ look at home
look at home
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ tu quoque
tu quoque
&c.(retaliation) 718

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  • Accusation — Ac cu*sa tion, n. [OF. acusation, F. accusation, L. accusatio, fr. accusare. See {Accuse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense. [1913 Webster] We come not by the way of accusation To taint… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accusation — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. acusacion or directly from L. accusationem (nom. accusatio), noun of action from pp. stem of accusare (see ACCUSE (Cf. accuse)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • accusation — [n] charge of wrongdoing, fault allegation, arraignment, attribution, beef*, blast*, bum rap*, censure, citation, complaint, denunciation, dido, exposé, gripe, impeachment, imputation, incrimination, indictment, insinuation, recrimination, roar* …   New thesaurus

  • accusation — ► NOUN ▪ a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong …   English terms dictionary

  • accusation — [ak΄yo͞o zā′shən, ak΄yəsā′shən] n. 1. an accusing or being accused 2. the crime or wrong of which a person is accused …   English World dictionary

  • accusation — n. 1) to bring, make an accusation against (he brought an accusation of theft against Smith; more usu. is: he accused Smith of theft) 2) to deny; refute an accusation 3) a damaging, grave; false, groundless, unfounded, unjust; sweeping accusation …   Combinatory dictionary

  • accusation — (a ku za sion ; en poésie, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action en justice par laquelle on accuse quelqu un. Les chefs d accusation. Accusation d empoisonnement. Intenter une accusation contre quelqu un. Dresser une accusation. Par son éloquence,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • accusation — ac|cu|sa|tion [ˌækjuˈzeıʃən] n a statement saying that someone is guilty of a crime or of doing something wrong accusation against ▪ A number of serious accusations have been made against her. ▪ The main accusation levelled against him was that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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