What does incriminate mean?

Definitions for incriminate
ɪnˈkrɪm əˌneɪtin·crim·i·nate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incriminate, imply, inculpateverb

    suggest that someone is guilty

  2. accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminateverb

    bring an accusation against; level a charge against

    "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"

Wiktionary

  1. incriminateverb

    To accuse or bring criminal charges against.

    The newpapers are all incriminating me unjustly in this fiasco!

  2. incriminateverb

    To indicate the guilt of.

    We have all sorts of evidence which incriminates you.

  3. Etymology: * From incriminatum, past participle of incriminare.

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  1. incriminate

    To incriminate is to accuse or involve someone in a crime or other wrong activity. It can also refer to presenting evidence or testimony that suggests their guilt or involvement in such activities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incriminateverb

    to accuse; to charge with a crime or fault; to criminate

  2. Etymology: [LL. incriminatus, p. p. of incriminare; in- in + criminare, criminari, to accuse one of a crime. See Criminate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incriminate

    in-krim′in-āt, v.t. to charge with a crime or fault, to criminate: to characterise as criminal or as accessory to crime.—adj. Incrim′inātory.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incriminate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incriminate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of incriminate in a Sentence

  1. Mamadou Gnenema Coulibaly:

    Some think we are looking to incriminate Gbagbo. If they are pro-Gbagbo, they'll act in bad faith, others think we are looking for proof of their own involvement in the crimes and they try to block things.

  2. President John Coates:

    We are left with an act that excuses individuals from answering questions or giving information if the answer or the information might tend to incriminate them, when it comes to investigating most of the nine anti-doping rule violations which are not based on the presence of a prohibited substance in an athlete's sample, ASADA has been largely left with its hands tied behind its back.

  3. Rob Goldstone:

    The Crown prosecutor of Russia met with his father Aras this morning and in their meeting offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton] and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father.

  4. Trump Jr.:

    In Tom Rogan e-mail to me, Rob [ Goldstone ] suggested that someone had official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton dealings with Russia and that the information would be very useful to the campaign.

  5. Rob Goldstone:

    The Crown prosecutor of Russia met with his father Aras this morning and in their meeting offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton] and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father, this is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump – helped along by Aras and Emin.

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