incriminate


incriminate
/ɪnˈkrɪməneɪt / (say in'krimuhnayt)

verb (t) (incriminated, incriminating)
1. to imply or provide evidence of the fault of (someone): incriminating evidence; her statement incriminated them both.
2. to involve in an accusation; implicate: *Counsel is asking the boy to incriminate himself in another manner. –james aldridge, 1973.
3. to nominate as the cause of disease as a result of scientific analysis: the data incriminates marijuana use.
{Medieval Latin incrīminātus, past participle, accused of a crime. See in-2, criminate}
incrimination /ɪnkrɪməˈneɪʃən/ (say inkrimuh'nayshuhn), noun
incriminator, noun
incriminatory /ɪnˈkrɪmənətri/ (say in'krimuhnuhtree), adjective
incriminating, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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