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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

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Ordinarily, however, we do not first ensure our respective level of culpability is low enough before legitimately blaming, nor should we.
Just as these blaming cultures have been created, so can the opposite kind of culture be created.
There is likely to be more blaming going on when people feel their jobs are threatened," Tiedens said.
Blaming the "Curse of the Clippers," would be a cop-out, though bad luck -- ridiculously bad luck -- has always been a part of the franchise.
For decades Arab leaders and the power structures they built had grown accustomed to manipulating their people, blaming Israel for their every failure.
Can you understand that when you make a statement like "This is a simple disease not to get; it is hard to get this disease," why the person who just seroconverted might say to you, "Why are you blaming me?
The family were last night backed by Tony Hamilton-Jewell, brother of Sgt Hamilton-Jewell, from Surrey, who said: "They are blaming the dead.
The advantage the state takes from blaming social forces for individual mistakes or crimes goes beyond the sort of colorful violence that makes the newspapers.
Discussions of blaming biases, role development, personal choice, and situational versus character attribution styles are masterfully threaded throughout the chapters leading to an in-depth examination of why survivors tend to blame themselves and why perpetrators tend to blame others.
Since adults have found that they can get away with murder simply by blaming someone else for their inexcusable actions, it shouldn't be surprising that youngsters are using the same kind of reasoning, finding the media the best kind of scapegoat.
However, blaming the people who have jobs is not merely a sign of envy or shortsightedness.
Congress may be controlled by Democrats right now but they are not given much leeway by their partisans with 70% of Democrats blaming them along with three-quarters of both Republicans (75%) and Independents (75%).
The percentage blaming Bush dropped to about 70% in August 2010, and has stayed roughly in that range since.
People need to stop blaming others for their own stupidity, and take responsibility for themselves.
B Ward (letters, July 20), blaming Tony Blair for getting our soldiers killed in Afghanistan.