ac·cu·sa·tive / əˈkyoōzətiv/ Gram. • adj. relating to or denoting a case of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives that expresses the object of an action or the goal of motion. • n. a word in the accusative case. ∎ (the accusative) the accusative case.
ac·cuse / əˈkyoōz/ • v. charge (someone) with an offense or crime: accused of murder. ∎ claim that (someone) has done something wrong. DERIVATIVES: ac·cus·er n.