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Blame Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
  • 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"
  • attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
  • put or pin the blame on
  • harass with constant criticism; "Don''t always pick on your little brother"
  • 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 goddamn

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on the driver" ,
  • a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Blame'


  • Blame: Blame is the act of censuring, holding responsible, making negative statements about an individual or group that their action or actions ...
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  • Blame (Calvin Harris song): "Blame" is a song from Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris featuring English singer John Newman . It was released on 5 September 2014 ...
  • Blame (film): Blame is a 2011 low-budget Australian dramatic thriller film starring Damian de Montemas, Sophie Lowe , Kestie Morassi , Ashley Zukerman , ...
  • Blame (Collective Soul song): "Blame" is a song by the American post-grunge band Collective Soul . It is the third and final single from their third studio album , ...

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'Blame' example sentence in quotations


* To err is human--and to blame it on a computer is even more so. - Robert Orben

* If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. - Kahlil Gibran

* There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. - Oscar Wilde


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Blame Sample Sentences in News


  • Ofsted 'escaped blame' over Baby P
    A cover-up led to Ofsted escaping blame for its part in the Baby P scandal, according to a BBC documentary. Read more on this news related to 'Blame'
  • Blame game rumbles on at Caterham
    Caterham's chances of making the grid in Austin are looking slim amid a legal dispute between the new owners and Tony Fernandes... Read more on this news related to 'Blame'
  • Lawmakers blame bosses, regulator in Co-op Bank probe
    The former bosses of Britain's Co-operative Bank are to blame for the lender's near-demise last year, a committee of lawmakers said, in a report which also questioned the role played by regulators and auditors KPMG. The 123-page report from the UK parliament's Treasury Select Committee examined the Co-op bank's aborted attempt to buy hundreds of br Read more on this news related to 'Blame'

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