verb (used with object), ac·cused, ac·cus·ing.
verb (used without object), ac·cused, ac·cus·ing.
Origin of accuse
Examples from the Web for accusing
Accusing his opponents of being locked in a Cold War mind-set, it is Stone who is beholden to old orthodoxies.
Because especially my sister is not capable of doing the stuff that he is accusing her of doing.
He begins drinking heavily, neglecting his family, and accusing his wife of having an affair.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She began it, fangs on display, by accusing Carole Radziwill of not writing her books herself.‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale|Tim Teeman|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ernst responded by accusing Braley of sexism because his ad, which featured a baby bird not making a peep, had a “chick” in it.The Bruce Braley-Joni Ernst Race Is Iowa’s Ugliest Senate Campaign Ever|Ben Jacobs|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as if divining her intention, the elders gathered in an accusing squad in front of her.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
Mrs. Barry's eyes widened as they gazed into his accusing ones.In Apple-Blossom Time|Clara Louise Burnham
He stared at the bedraggled one and pointed an accusing finger.Danger at the Drawbridge|Mildred A. Wirt
If you go to accusing us of stealing your stuff, you'll get your crust caved in!Boy Scouts on the Great Divide|Archibald Lee Fletcher
He folded his arms across his broad chest and, stern and accusing, awaited the answer.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for accusing
Word Origin for accuse
Word Origin and History for accusing
c.1300, "charge (with an offense, etc.), impugn, blame," from Old French acuser "to accuse, indict, reproach, blame" (13c.), earlier "announce, report, disclose" (12c.), or directly from Latin accusare "to call to account," from ad- "against" (see ad-) + causari "give as a cause or motive," from causa "reason" (see cause (n.)). Related: Accused; accusing; accusingly.