Translation of acusar in English:

acusar

vt

  • 1 1.1 (culpar) to accuse ¿me estás acusando a mí? are you accusing me? cada vez que falta algo me acusan a mí every time something goes missing they blame o accuse me acusar a algn de algo to accuse sb of sth me acusan de haber faltado a mi palabra they accuse me of breaking my word, they say I didn't keep my word 1.2 [Der] acusar a algn de algo to charge sb with sth lo han acusado de cuatro delitos de estafa he has been charged with four counts of fraud está detenido acusado de espionaje he is being held on charges of spying o he is charged with spying 1.3 [familiar/colloquial] (delatar) lo acusó a or con la maestra she went to the teacher and told on him [colloquial/familiar], she snitched to the teacher (AmE) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2 (mostrar, revelar) to show signs of acusaban el cansancio del viaje they were showing signs of fatigue after their journey
  • 3 (reconocer) acusar recibo de algo [Corresp] to acknowledge receipt of sth

acusarse v pron

  • (refl) acusarse DE algo to confess to sth

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