What are some alternative words for accusation?

Synonyms for accusationˌæk yʊˈzeɪ ʃən; əˈkyu zəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accusation, accusal(noun)

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

    charge, accusation, accusal

  2. accusation, charge(noun)

    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, accusation, electric charge, guardianship, flush, boot, accusal


  1. accusation(noun)

    censure, charge, crimination, impeachment

  2. accusation(noun)

    The act of accusing.

    charge, censure, crimination, impeachment

  3. accusation(noun)

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

    charge, impeachment, crimination, censure

  4. accusation(noun)

    An allegation.

    charge, crimination, censure, impeachment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. accusation

    censure, charge, complaint, condemnation, imputation, injury, insult, offense, wrong

    acknowledgment, apology, confession, defense, exculpation, excuse, justification, plea, vindication

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accusation(n.)

    crimination, impeachment, arraignment, indictment, charge

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