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Synonyms for blame

hold responsible

attribute to

Synonyms

  • 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

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If the moral standing to blame were like legal standing in this way, then the father would be unable to blame the son.
Husbands, one of the worst things a "man" can do is to criticize and to blame his wife for things that upset him and aren't going right in his life.
It consists of four interconnected chapters, the last, on blame, substantially longer than the others, and an especially substantial contribution to the literature.
Among the most remarkable findings of the book is the idea that blame is not credit turned upside down.
I WAS baffled by the letter from Brian Archer a while ago, which laid blame for the country's ills solely at the Government's door (Voice of the North, July 31).
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.
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.
So far, however, the public blames the Republicans - just as it blamed the Democrats for failure when they controlled Congress in 1994.
He blames no one, not Ruelas, not referee Mitch Halpern (who allowed the one-sided fight to continue 10-plus rounds), not another son, Manuel Jr.
But we are all to blame for allowing our politicians to encourage intensive farming at the expense of wildlife and sustainability.
So don't blame a Prime Minister with a massive majority if some bingeing lad or lass vomits on the pavement outside your house.