accused etymology

English word accused comes from English -ed, English accuse

Detailed word origin of accused

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
accuse English (eng) (obsolete) An accusation. (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.
accused English (eng) Having been accused; being the target of accusations. (legal) The person charged with an offense; the defendant in a criminal case.

Words with the same origin as accused

Descendants of -ed
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