Definition of Accused:

  1. A person or group of people who are charged with or on trial for a crime.

  2. Party blamed in a court case for wrong doing. Also called defendant, offender, or respondent.

Synonyms of Accused

Arraigned, Blamed, Charged, Cited, Correspondent, Defendant, Denounced, Impeached, Implicated, Impugned, In complicity, Incriminated, Inculpated, Indicted, Involved, Libelee, Prisoner, Reproached, Respondent, Suspect, Tasked, Taxed, Under attack, Under fire, Litigator, Opponent in law, Opponent, Contestant, Contender, Disputant, Plaintiff, Claimant, Complainant, Petitioner, Appellant, Respondent, Party, Interest, Defendant, Accused

How to use Accused in a sentence?

  1. The accused was ordered to stand trial on a number of charges.

Meaning of Accused & Accused Definition