- 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
dealgo to accuse sb ofsth 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 dealgo to charge sb withsth 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
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