What is another word for accusation?

Synonyms for accusation
ˌæk yʊˈzeɪ ʃən; əˈkyu zəlac·cu·sa·tion

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  1. accusationnoun

    charge, crimination, impeachment, censure

  2. accusationnoun

    The act of accusing.

    charge, censure, crimination, impeachment

  3. accusationnoun

    A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.

    charge, impeachment, crimination, censure

  4. accusationnoun

    An allegation.

    charge, crimination, censure, impeachment

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. accusation

    charge, indictment, imputation, impeachment, arraignment

    acquittal, absolution, vindication, discharge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accusation, accusalnoun

    a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

    charge, accusal

  2. accusation, chargenoun

    an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

    "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"

    direction, bearing, rush, mission, bang, heraldic bearing, commission, complaint, thrill, kick, bursting charge, care, burster, armorial bearing, charge, tutelage, billing, cathexis, explosive charge, electric charge, guardianship, flush, boot, accusal

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  1. denoucenoun

    to accuse someone.

    there was an accusation at my school about a fight.

    Submitted by anonymous on August 31, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accusationnoun

    crimination, impeachment, arraignment, indictment, charge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. accusationnoun

    crimination, charge, indictment, impeachment, arraignment, allegation, incrimination

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How to use accusation in a sentence?

  1. Daniel DiNardo:

    The questions raised deserve answers that are conclusive and based on evidence. Without those answers, innocent men may be tainted by false accusation and the guilty may be left to repeat sins of the past.

  2. Kory Wright:

    I felt relieved and scared at the same time, i felt relieved that I didn't do it; but at the same time, I felt that that was a serious accusation.

  3. Vladimir Osechkin:

    The formal basis for conducting these searches is the accusation of the embezzlement of funds earmarked for subversive activities in Ukraine, the real reason is unreliable, incomplete and partially false information about the political situation in Ukraine.

  4. Chief Magistrate Graeme Henson:

    Suspicion, wild accusation, deficiencies in evidence cannot be translated into accepted truths simply because an agency of prosecution says so or a media who wants something to be true says it must be without due process.

  5. Rami Makhlouf:

    I am getting very tired. They are always putting me in the circle of accusation.

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