To implicate is defined as to show a connection to a crime.verb
An example of to implicate is when a clue indicates a suspect is guilty.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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transitive verb im·pli·cat·ed, im·pli·cat·ing, im·pli·cates
- To involve or connect intimately or incriminatingly: evidence that implicates others in the plot.
- To have as a consequence or necessary circumstance; imply or entail: His evasiveness implicated complicity.
- Linguistics To convey, imply, or suggest by implicature.
- Archaic To interweave or entangle; entwine.
Origin: Middle English, to convey a truth bound up in a fable, from Latin implicāre, implicāt-, to entangle, unite : in-, in; see in-2 + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.