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Noun: blame  bleym
  1. An accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
    "the police laid the blame on the driver";
    - incrimination, inculpation [archaic]
     
  2. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    "he took the blame for it";
    - rap
Verb: blame  bleym
  1. Put or pin the blame on
    - fault
     
  2. Harass with constant criticism
    - find fault, pick
     
  3. Attribute responsibility to
    "We blamed the accident on her";
    - charge
Adjective: blame  bleym
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Expletive used informally as an intensifier
    "a blame cold winter";
    - blasted, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal, dashed [Brit], doggone [N. Amer]

Derived forms: blamed, blames, blaming

See also: cursed, curst

Type of: accusal, accusation, accuse, ascribe, assign, attribute, charge, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn, impute, knock, pick apart, reproach

Antonym: absolve

Encyclopedia: Blame