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Definition of blam

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1. blame [ v ] put or pin the blame on

Used in print:

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Mr._McKinley examined everything with critical care , seeking something material to blame for his son 's illness .

Synonyms blame fault Related Terms absolve charge fault

2. blame [ v ] harass with constant criticism
Examples: "Don't always pick on your little brother"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Everybody fell_in_love with Amy again last night at the Warwick_Musical_Theater , and Shelley_Berman was to blame .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

As_usual , Mrs._Lincoln had lost her head , but nobody blamed her for doing so now .

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

Nor could he blame them .

Synonyms blame pick find_fault Related Terms criticize cynic

3. blame [ v ] attribute responsibility to
Examples: "We blamed the accident on her" "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"

Used in print:

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

We are tempted to blame others for our problems rather than look them straight in the face and realize they are of_our_own making and possible of solution only by ourselves with the help of desperately needed , enlightened , competent leaders .

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

Seeing the man he blamed for this made_much_of - youth and bitterness and -

Synonyms blame charge Related Terms impute ascribe incrimination

4. blame [ n ] an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
Examples: "his incrimination was based on my testimony" "the police laid the blame on the driver"

Used in print:

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

Her face was pale but set and her dark eyes smoldered with blame for Ben .

He swung toward the front to give the news to Hettie , then stopped , barred from her by the vehemence of her blame and hate .

Synonyms blame inculpation incrimination Related Terms accusation self-incrimination accuse incriminate

5. blame [ n ] a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
Examples: "he took the blame for it" "it was a bum rap"

Used in print:

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Then he thought_of Aaron_Blaustein standing in his rich house saying : `` God is tired_of taking the blame .

He is going_to let History take the blame for_a_while '' .

Synonyms blame rap Related Terms reproach

6. blame [ a ] expletives used informally as intensifiers
Examples: "he's a blasted idiot" "it's a blamed shame" "not a blessed dime" "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing" "he's a damn fool" "an infernal nuisance"

Synonyms damned darned goddam goddamned damn blessed everlasting infernal deuced goddamn blame blamed blasted Related Terms cursed

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