|1.||[ verb ] put or pin the blame on|
|Related terms:||absolve charge fault|
|2.||[ verb ] harass with constant criticism|
"Don't always pick on your little brother"
|Related terms:||criticize cynic|
|3.||[ verb ] attribute responsibility to|
"We blamed the accident on her" "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
|Related terms:||impute ascribe incrimination|
|4.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed|
"his incrimination was based on my testimony" "the police laid the blame on the driver"
|Related terms:||accusation self-incrimination accuse incriminate|
|5.||[ noun ] a reproach for some lapse or misdeed|
"he took the blame for it" "it was a bum rap"
|6.||[ adjective ] expletives used informally as intensifiers|
|Synonyms:||damned darned goddamned goddam damn everlasting infernal blessed goddamn blamed deuced blasted|
"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"