Definition of


  1. (verb, stative) suggest that someone is guilty
  2. (verb, communication) bring an accusation against; level a charge against

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Synonyms of Incriminate

accuse, criminate, impeach, imply, inculpate

Alternate forms of Incriminate

Derivations: crime, incrimination, incriminatory

Hyponyms: arraign, charge, file, lodge, recriminate, reproach, upbraid

Hypernyms: accuse, charge, evoke, paint a picture, suggest

Origin of the word Incriminate

  1. 1730, from M.L. incriminatus, pp. of incriminare "to incriminate," from in- "not" + criminare "to accuse of a crime," from crimen (gen. criminis) "crime" (see crime). more

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Words that sound like Incriminate

immigrant, in agreement, incarnate, incoherent, increment, ingrained

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