Antonyms of verb blame

1 of 3 senses of blame

Sense 1
blame, fault -- (put or pin the blame on)
       Antonym of absolve (Sense 2)
      => absolve, justify, free -- (let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb blame

3 senses of blame

Sense 1
blame, fault -- (put or pin the blame on)
       => charge, accuse -- (blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference")

Sense 2
blame, find fault, pick -- (harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother")
       => knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")

Sense 3
blame, charge -- (attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience")
       => impute, ascribe, assign, attribute -- (attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats")

Antonyms of adj blamed

1 sense of blamed

Sense 1
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (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"; "an infernal nuisance")

INDIRECT (VIA cursed) -> blessed, blest -- (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income")

Similarity of adj blamed

1 sense of blamed

Sense 1
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (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"; "an infernal nuisance")
       => cursed (vs. blessed), curst -- (deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning")

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