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Synonyms for blame

hold responsible

attribute to

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  • attribute to
  • credit to
  • assign to
  • put down to
  • ascribe to
  • impute to

Synonyms for blame

to find fault with

to ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

responsibility for an error or crime

Synonyms for blame

an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed

a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

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put or pin the blame on

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harass with constant criticism

attribute responsibility to

expletives used informally as intensifiers

References in classic literature ?
Her heart went out to him with a stronger movement than ever, at the thought that people would blame him.
It is as old as time and is one of the first "sins" Adam and Eve committed: The blame game.
He blames the Government for the epidemic of gun and knife crime.
To be fair, Campos more specifically blames a procapitalist Protestant asceticism that encourages the pursuit of wealth but frowns on those who enjoy it too much.
It's the cop-out: Find a way to blame something else rather than themselves.
He blames Islamic countries for terrorism, which is strange as it was our security services (MI5) in 2003 which pointed out to Blair that attacking Iraq would increase the likelihood of a terrorist attack on our own shores.
In response, Frank Dimant, B'nai Brith Executive Vice President, who previously described the movie as just another in a "long list of anti-Semitic works," reiterates his claims (in a letter highlighted by the Post) that "Yes, you can blame Mel Gibson for creating a piece of work that has the potential to undermine intercommunity rapprochement post Vatican II.
Like most other Muslim nations, Saudi Arabia does not have a democratically elected government, and thus its citizens must shift the blame to corporate America.
By the time he changed his mind in 1996, the damage was largely done, leaving history to decide if the fault was his, for rejecting relief when it was offered, or if the United States was to blame, for leading the opposition in the UN to simply ending the sanctions.
When are the mayor and the elected officials going to put the blame where it belongs, on the parents and the students?
It's common enough for conservative publications to favor keeping drugs illegal, but the March 31 Standard goes a crucial step further, complaining that the opposing view is allowed into polite society at all, a problem it blames on an "oddly newish upper-middle-class libertarianism.
I would have asked Brown who he blames for falsifying his job resume, which is instant grounds for dismissal and sometimes a criminal act.
Bush uses the forged document, with visions of ``mushrooms clouds,'' as an excuse to declare war on Iraq and when he realizes that he's been busted, blames George Tenet.
Outside the United States, Fidel Castro blames markets and the globalization of commerce for creating mass poverty throughout the world.
Neither side blames the politicians who pushed them into the bloodshed.