criminate

  • 1 Criminate — Crim i*nate (kr?m ? n?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Criminated} ( n? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Criminating} ( n? t?ng).] [L. criminatus, p. p. of criminare, criminari, to criminate, fr. crimen. See {Crime}.] 1. To accuse of, or charge with, a crime.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 criminate — index accuse, arraign, blame, charge (accuse), complain (charge), denounce (condemn) …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 criminate — [krim′ə nāt΄] vt. criminated, criminating [< L criminatus, pp. of criminari < crimen: see CRIME] 1. to accuse of a crime or crimes 2. to give proof of the guilt of; incriminate 3. to condemn; censure crimination n. criminative adj.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 criminate — To charge one with crime; to furnish ground for a criminal prosecution; to implicate, accuse, or expose a person to a criminal charge. A witness cannot be compelled to answer any question which has a tendency to criminate him. See incriminate… …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 6 criminate — transitive verb ( nated; nating) Etymology: Latin criminatus, past participle of criminari, from crimin , crimen accusation Date: 1645 incriminate • crimination noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 criminate — crimination, n. criminator, n. /krim euh nayt /, v.t., criminated, criminating. 1. to charge with a crime. 2. to incriminate. 3. to censure (something) as criminal; condemn. [1635 45; < L criminatus ptp. of criminari to accuse. See CRIME, ATE1] * …

    Universalium

  • 8 criminate — verb a) To accuse, incriminate, impeach. b) To rebuke, censure, reprimand. See Also: crimination …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 criminate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To cause to appear involved in or guilty of a crime or fault: implicate, incriminate, inculpate. See ATTACK, CRIMES …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 criminate — crim·i·nate || krɪmɪneɪt v. charge with a crime, incriminate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 criminate — v. a. 1. Accuse, charge, arraign, impeach, allege to be guilty. 2. Involve in crime, implicate in guilt, show guilty …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 criminate — crim·i·nate …

    English syllables

  • 13 criminate — crim•i•nate [[t]ˈkrɪm əˌneɪt[/t]] v. t. nat•ed, nat•ing to incriminate • Etymology: 1635–45; < L crīminātus, ptp. of crīminārī to accuse. See crime, ate I crim i•na′tion, n. crim′i•na tor, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 criminate — /ˈkrɪməneɪt/ (say krimuhnayt) verb (t) (criminated, criminating) 1. to charge with a crime. 2. to incriminate. 3. to censure (an act, etc.) as criminal; condemn. {Latin crīminātus, past participle, accused} –crimination, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 criminate — To incriminate; to involve a person in the commission of a crime; to give evidence against a defendant in a criminal prosecution against him …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 criminate — verb 1. bring an accusation against; level a charge against The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse • Syn: ↑accuse, ↑impeach, ↑incriminate • Derivationally related forms: ↑criminative, ↑criminatory, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 criminate falsely — index frame (charge falsely) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 criminate unfairly — index frame (charge falsely) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 criminate unjustly — index frame (charge falsely) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 formally criminate — index arraign Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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