1. Assign fault, cause or responsibility to another entity. 2. When one individual assigns cause to another entity, he delivers power to that entity. 3. Blame is the negation of responsibility. 4. To find fault with; censure; accuse; condemnation.
Accusations exchanged between people who refuse to accept responsibility for an undesirable event, loss or failure. Finger pointing and scapegoating are common techniques used to divert attention and focus on a person who is assigned fault. Whenever money is lost, emotions run high and the Blame Game kicks into high gear.