Blame v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blamed p. pr. & vb. n. Blaming.]
1. To censure; to express disapprobation of; to find fault with; to reproach.
We have none to blame but ourselves. --Tillotson.
2. To bring reproach upon; to blemish. [Obs.]
She . . . blamed her noble blood. --Spenser.
To blame, to be blamed, or deserving blame; in fault; as, the conductor was to blame for the accident.
You were to blame, I must be plain with you. --Shak.
1. An expression of disapprobation fir something deemed to be wrong; imputation of fault; censure.
Let me bear the blame forever. --Gen. xiiii. 9.
2. That which is deserving of censure or disapprobation; culpability; fault; crime; sin.
Holy and without blame before him in love. --Eph. i. 4.
3. Hurt; injury. [Obs.]
Syn: -- Censure; reprehension; condemnation; reproach; fault; sin; crime; wrongdoing.
adj : expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted
idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter";
"not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or
darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's
a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced
idiot"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an
infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blamed, blessed,
damn, damned, darned, deuced, everlasting, goddam,
goddamn, goddamned, infernal]
n 1: an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or
misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony";
"the police laid the blame on on the driver" [syn: incrimination,
2: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for
it"; "it was a bum rap" [syn: rap]
v 1: put or pin the blame on [syn: fault] [ant: absolve]
2: harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your
little brother" [syn: find fault, pick]
3: attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on
her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience" [syn: