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See also: accusò





  1. first-person singular present of accusare


Alternative forms[edit]


From ad- (to, towards, at) +‎ causa (cause, reason, account, lawsuit).



accūsō (present infinitive accūsāre, perfect active accūsāvī, supine accūsātum); first conjugation

  1. I blame, reproach, make a complaint against, find fault with.
  2. (law) I indict, accuse, arraign, charge with a crime.


   Conjugation of accūsō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accūsō accūsās accūsat accūsāmus accūsātis accūsant
imperfect accūsābam accūsābās accūsābat accūsābāmus accūsābātis accūsābant
future accūsābō accūsābis accūsābit accūsābimus accūsābitis accūsābunt
perfect accūsāvī accūsāvistī, accūsāstī1 accūsāvit accūsāvimus accūsāvistis, accūsāstis1 accūsāvērunt, accūsāvēre
pluperfect accūsāveram accūsāverās accūsāverat accūsāverāmus accūsāverātis accūsāverant
future perfect accūsāverō accūsāveris accūsāverit accūsāverimus accūsāveritis accūsāverint
passive present accūsor accūsāris, accūsāre accūsātur accūsāmur accūsāminī accūsantur
imperfect accūsābar accūsābāris, accūsābāre accūsābātur accūsābāmur accūsābāminī accūsābantur
future accūsābor accūsāberis, accūsābere accūsābitur accūsābimur accūsābiminī accūsābuntur
perfect accūsātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect accūsātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect accūsātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accūsem accūsēs accūset accūsēmus accūsētis accūsent
imperfect accūsārem accūsārēs accūsāret accūsārēmus accūsārētis accūsārent
perfect accūsāverim accūsāverīs accūsāverit accūsāverīmus accūsāverītis accūsāverint
pluperfect accūsāvissem, accūsāssem1 accūsāvissēs, accūsāssēs1 accūsāvisset, accūsāsset1 accūsāvissēmus, accūsāssēmus1 accūsāvissētis, accūsāssētis1 accūsāvissent, accūsāssent1
passive present accūser accūsēris, accūsēre accūsētur accūsēmur accūsēminī accūsentur
imperfect accūsārer accūsārēris, accūsārēre accūsārētur accūsārēmur accūsārēminī accūsārentur
perfect accūsātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect accūsātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accūsā accūsāte
future accūsātō accūsātō accūsātōte accūsantō
passive present accūsāre accūsāminī
future accūsātor accūsātor accūsantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives accūsāre accūsāvisse, accūsāsse1 accūsātūrum esse accūsārī accūsātum esse accūsātum īrī
participles accūsāns accūsātūrus accūsātus accūsandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
accūsandī accūsandō accūsandum accūsandō accūsātum accūsātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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  • Catalan: acusar
  • English: accuse
  • French: accuser
  • Ido: akuzar


  • accuso in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • accuso in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • accuso in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to charge some one with a capital offence: accusare aliquem rei capitalis (rerum capitalium)
    • to accuse some one of malversation, embezzlement of public money: accusare aliquem peculatus, pecuniae publicae
    • to accuse a person of forging the archives: accusare aliquem falsarum tabularum
    • to charge a person with treason (hostile conduct against the state generally): accusare aliquem perduellionis
    • to accuse a person of high treason (more specific than the preceding): accusare aliquem maiestatis
    • to accuse some one of illegal canvassing: accusare aliquem ambitus, de ambitu
    • to accuse a person of violence, poisoning: accusare aliquem de vi, de veneficiis
    • to accuse a person of assassination: accusare aliquem inter sicarios (Rosc. Am. 32. 90)




  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of accusar