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English word accuse comes from Latin causa, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.).

Accuse etymology ?

Accuse detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
causa Latin (lat) For the sake of or on account of (Medieval Latin) thing. (figuratively) justification, explanation. Case, claim, contention. Cause, reason. Motive, pretext. Situation, condition.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
accusare Latin (lat)
acuser Old French (fro) To accuse (to indicate that someone has done something wrong).
acusen Middle English (enm)
accuse English (eng) (intransitive) To make an accusation against someone.. (transitive) To charge with having committed a crime or offence.. (transitive) To find fault with, to blame, to censure. (obsolete) An accusation.

Words with the same origin as accuse

Descendants of causa
accusation accused cause excuse refuse
Descendants of ad
aboard accent according affair agree agreement alien alley appear approach around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attend attention available huge round size tend tent