To censure; to express disapprobation of; to find fault with; to reproach.
- To hold responsible.
- To find fault with; censure.
- To place responsibility for (something): blamed the crisis on poor planning.
- The state of being responsible for a fault or error; culpability.
- Censure; condemnation.
- to blame Deserving censure; at fault.
- to blame Being the cause or source of something: A freak storm was to blame for the power outage.