Incriminate Definition

incriminated, incriminates, incriminating
incriminated, incriminates, incriminating
To charge with a crime; accuse.
Webster's New World
To involve in, or make appear guilty of, a crime or fault.
Webster's New World
To reveal someone’s involvement in criminal acts.
Webster's New World Law

To indicate the guilt of.

We have all sorts of evidence which incriminates you.

Origin of Incriminate

  • Late Latin incrīmināre incrīmināt- Latin in- causative pref. in–2 Latin crīmen crīmin- crime crime

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin incriminatum, past participle of incriminare.

    From Wiktionary

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