Criminating
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. [1913 Webster]

To criminate, with the heavy and ungrounded charge of disloyalty and disaffection, an uncorrupt, independent, and reforming parliament. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. To involve in a crime or in its consequences; to render liable to a criminal charge. [1913 Webster]

Impelled by the strongest pressure of hope and fear to criminate him. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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

  • Criminated — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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  • 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

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