Incriminating
Incriminate In*crim"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incriminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incriminating}.] [LL. incriminatus, p. p. of incriminare; in- in + criminare, criminari, to accuse one of a crime. See {Criminate}.] To accuse; to charge with a crime or fault; to criminate. [1913 Webster]

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  • incriminating — adj. charging or suggestive of guilt or blame; as, incriminating testimony; incriminating evidence. Syn: criminative, criminatory, incriminatory. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incriminating — adj: showing or suggesting involvement in a crime incriminating testimony Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. incriminating …   Law dictionary

  • incriminating — adj. Incriminating is used with these nouns: ↑document, ↑evidence …   Collocations dictionary

  • incriminating — adjective Causing, showing, or proving that one is guilty of wrongdoing. See Also: incriminate, incrimination, incriminatory …   Wiktionary

  • incriminating — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inculpating, damning, damaging, convicting, condemnatory, accusatory, compromising …   English dictionary for students

  • incriminating — in crim·i·nat·ing || ɪn krɪmɪneɪtɪŋ adj. showing proof of involvement in a crime in·crim·i·nate || ɪn krɪmɪneɪt v. accuse of a crime, implicate, charge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incriminating — adjective charging or suggestive of guilt or blame incriminatory testimony • Syn: ↑criminative, ↑criminatory, ↑incriminatory • Similar to: ↑inculpatory, ↑inculpative …   Useful english dictionary

  • incriminating evidence — n. Evidence that helps establish the guilt of an accused person. See also self incrimination The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • incriminating statement — index confession Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incriminating value — (IV)    The ratio of the probability (x) os a match for the characteristic measured if the suspect and crime specimens are from the same source to the probability (y) if they are from different sources. IV = x + y …   Forensic science glossary

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