To charge with the fault, offense, or crime (Dictionary.com).
M.E. ac(c)usen, from O.Fr. acuser "to accuse, indict, blame," earlier "announce, report, disclose," from L. accusare "to call to account," from → ad- "to, toward, at, with regard to" + causari "give as a cause or motive," from causa "reason," → cause.
Mârzidan, from (Lâr, Gerâsh) mârz, (Farâmarzân) morz "blame, reproach, accusation," maybe ultimately from Proto-Ir. *marc- "to destroy, damage;" cf. Av. mərənc- "to destroy," (+ *para-) "to damage, injure," (+ *ui-) "to ruin, spoil;" Mid.Pers. mwlncyn- / murnjên- "to destroy;" Khotanese mulch- "to cause to miscarry" (Cheung 2007).
A person or persons charged in a court of law with a crime, offense, etc.
A person who accuses, especially in a court of law.