1. accused

noun. ['əˈkjuːzd'] a defendant in a criminal proceeding.


  • suspect


  • unquestionable
  • trust

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Rhymes with Accused

  • transfused
  • disabused
  • underused
  • excused
  • confused
  • suffused
  • refused
  • recused
  • overused
  • misused
  • infused
  • diffused
  • defused
  • bemused
  • unused
  • enthused
  • amused
  • abused
  • reused
  • perused
  • mused
  • fused
  • cruised
  • bruised
  • rused
  • oozed

How do you pronounce accused?

Pronounce accused as əˈkjuzd.

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How do you spell accused? Is it accussed ?

A common misspelling of accused is accussed

Sentences with accused

1. Noun, singular or mass
Atticus defies the Maycomb social order when he agrees to defend Tom Robinson, an African-American accused of rape.

2. Verb, past participle
The accused does not have to prove her own innocence; it is given to her.

3. Adjective
Most letters asking for leniency are written by a third party who knows the accused person.

Quotes about accused

1. I'm looking at some comedic horror films because I have often been accused of being too dark. I'm not dark, not compared with 'Saw' or anything like that. So I'm looking at live-action horror films, but not slasher ones - ones that have humor and maybe some social satire.
- Henry Selick

2. Ah, my daughter,ʺ he said. ʺEighteen, and already youʹve been accused of murder, aided felons, and acquired a death count higher than most guardians will ever see.ʺ He paused. ʺI couldnʹt be prouder.
- Richelle Mead, Last Sacrifice

3. Oh lovers! be careful in those dangerous first days! once you've brought breakfast in bed you'll have to bring it forever, unless you want to be accused of lovelessness and betrayal.
- Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting