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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: For other uses, see Blame (disambiguation). "blaming" redirects here. For the Elizabeth Taylor novel, see Blaming (novel). Blame is the act of censuring
  • Taking the Blame: Taking The Blame is a 1935 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop, and featuring Pudgy the Puppy. Betty brings home a cat as a playmate
  • Blame!: For the verb, see Blame. Blame! (Japanese: ブラム!, Hepburn: Buramu!?), pronounced "blam", is a ten-volume 1998 cyberpunk manga by Tsutomu Nihei published
  • Blame the Vain: Blame the Vain is an album by country music artist Dwight Yoakam, released in June 2005, and his first not to be produced by guitarist producer Pete Anderson
  • Blame Canada: "Blame Canada" is a song from the film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, written by Trey Parker & Marc Shaiman. In the song, the parents of the fictional
  • Don't Blame Me (song): "Don't Blame Me" is a popular song with music by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. The song was part of the 1932 show Clowns in Clover. It was
  • Blame It: "Blame It (On the Alcohol)" redirects here. For the Glee episode, see Blame It on the Alcohol. "Blame It" is a song by American singer/actor Jamie Foxx
  • We're All to Blame: "We're All to Blame" is a song recorded by Canadian group Sum 41. It was released in August 2004 as first single from Chuck. The band has stated that
  • Blame It on the Boogie: "Blame It on the Boogie" is a disco song, originally released in 1978 by English singer-songwriter Mick Jackson as well as The Jacksons, later to be covered
  • I'll Take the Blame: I'll Take the Blame is the second major EP released by indie rock/new wave/indie pop group Tegan and Sara. The EP was first sold at shows during Tegan

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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


  • Don’t blame that fire on religious customs
    Last weekend, seven children from an Orthodox Jewish family died in a fire that ripped through a two-story home in Brooklyn. Authorities say the cause of the fire was a... Read more on this news related to 'Blame'
  • Greyhound not to blame for 2010 Fresno bus crash that killed six
    A Fresno jury ruled Tuesday that Greyhound was not to blame for a July 22, 2010, bus crash that left six people dead. Read more on this news related to 'Blame'
  • California Jury Rules Greyhound Not to Blame in Deadly Crash
    California jury rules Greyhound Bus not to blame in 2010 deadly Fresno crash that killed 6 Read more on this news related to 'Blame'

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