accusation definition

  • noun:
    • An act of accusing or even the state of being accused.
    • A charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or any other party.
    • The act of accusing.
    • an official fee brought against a person in a court of legislation.
    • An allegation.
    • The act of accusing or charging you with a crime or with a lighter offense.
    • compared to which is accused; the cost of an offense or crime, and/or statement containing the charge.
    • A charge of wrong-doing; a declaration associated with percentage of criminal activity or error; imputation of shame or blame.
    • whatever is imputed as a crime or incorrect; the particular shame or error recharged, like in a statement or indictment: because, what's the accusation against me personally? the accusation is murder.
    • The act of accusing or asking; crimination.
    • Synonyms Charge, impeachment, arraignment, indictment, crimination, imputation.
    • an assertion that somebody is guilty of a fault or offence
    • an official cost of wrongdoing brought against a person; the work of imputing fault or shame

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