Synonyms for accused
- charged with
- held for questioning
- subject to accusation
- under indictment
- under suspicion
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCUSED
He came a little toward the girl who had accused him of treachery.
It had been rather a long time since Christine had been accused of having a kind heart.
She stood against the door, and accused them of cowardice—taunted them.
Witchcraft and sorcery he called it, and in Zuñi to be accused of witchcraft is death.
What could be said in the accused man's defense, or in her own?
I have been accused of taking it, but have denied it, accusing no one.
At first he was angry, as he accused her of being mean-spirited and grasping.
Who is there amongst you who cannot or who will not justify when they are accused?
With any body, Sir, that is accused anonymously, and from interested motives.
He hastened to disclaim the extravagant generosity of which she accused him.