Part of speech:
Legally bound or obligated, as to make good any loss or damage that occurs in a transaction; responsible
(Law) The defending party in certain legal proceedings, as in a case brought by petition.
Used as an intensive:
The party against which an action is brought.
Find another word for accused. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for accused, like: cleared, charged with, alleged to be guilty, liable, given the blame, respondent, under-a-cloud, arraigned, indicted, incriminated and blamed.