blame adj

see blame, v.

  1. Phrase. “To blame” [passive infinitive = “to be blamed”]: guilty; culpable; at fault; worthy of censure.

blame n

see blame, v.

  1. Mistake; sin; problem; cause of an undesirable occurrence.
  2. Censure; disapprobation; scolding; criticism for a perceived wrongdoing (see Genesis 43:9).

blame [-d] v

Fr. blâmer < L. blasphēmāre, to revile.

  1. Charge; accuse; censure; find fault with; attribute responsibility to (see 2 Corinthians 8:20).