faced with offense as an accused individual
- a defendant in a criminal proceeding
- of Accuse
- faced with offense; because, an accused person.
n. people charged with a crime.
the incorrect doer in court. AKA defendant, offender, or respondent.
"person faced with a crime," 1590s, from previous participle of accuse (v.).
celebration blamed in a court instance for incorrect doing. Also called defendant, offender, or respondent.
(imp. & p. p.) of Accuse
- (a.) faced with offense; because, an accused individual.
On this account he was accused of deposing the deities of his country and substituting for them a new divinity, but he was acquitted by the tolerant Akbar.