inculpate

  • 1inculpate — index accuse, arraign, blame, charge (accuse), complain (charge), confess, denigrate …

    Law dictionary

  • 2Inculpate — In*cul pate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inculpated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inculpating}.] [LL. inculpatus, p. p. of inculpare to blame; pref. in in + culpa fault. See {Culpable}.] Note: [A word of recent introduction.] To blame; to impute guilt to; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3inculpate — (v.) 1799, to accuse, bring charges against, from M.L. inculpatus, pp. of inculpare to reproach, blame, censure, from L. in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + culpare to blame, from culpa fault. But inculpable (late 15c.) means not culpable, free from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4inculpate — [in kul′pāt΄, in′kul pāt΄] vt. inculpated, inculpating [< ML inculpatus, pp. of inculpare, to blame < L in, in, on + culpa, fault, blame] INCRIMINATE inculpation n. inculpatory [in kul′pə tôr΄ē, in′kulpə tôr΄ē] adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 5inculpate — transitive verb ( pated; pating) Etymology: Late Latin inculpatus, from Latin in + culpatus, past participle of culpare to blame, from culpa guilt Date: 1799 incriminate • inculpation noun • inculpatory adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6inculpate — inculpation, n. inculpatory /in kul peuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /in kul payt, in kul payt/, v.t., inculpated, inculpating. 1. to charge with fault; blame; accuse. 2. to involve in a charge; incriminate. [1790 1800; < LL inculpatus ptp. of&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 7inculpate — verb To imply guilt; to incriminate …

    Wiktionary

  • 8inculpate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. accuse, incriminate. See accusation. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To cause to appear involved in or guilty of a crime or fault: criminate, implicate, incriminate. See ATTACK, CRIMES …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9inculpate — in·cul·pate || ɪn kÊŒlpeɪt / ɪnkÊŒlpeɪt v. incriminate, charge with a crime; accuse, blame …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10inculpate — [ ɪnkʌlpeɪt] verb archaic accuse, blame, or incriminate. Derivatives inculpation noun inculpatory adjective Origin C18: from late L. inculpat , inculpare make culpable …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11inculpate — v. a. Accuse, charge, impeach, criminate, incriminate, blame, censure, impute guilt to, involve in guilt …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12inculpate — verb (T) formal to show that someone is guilty of a crime …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13inculpate — v charge, accuse, indict, Law. arraign, Law. impute, incriminate, criminate, recriminate, impeach, Rare. implead. See incriminate(defs.1, 2) …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14inculpate — in·cul·pate …

    English syllables

  • 15inculpate — in•cul•pate [[t]ɪnˈkʌl peɪt, ˈɪn kʌl peɪt[/t]] v. t. pat•ed, pat•ing law to incriminate • Etymology: 1790–1800; &LT; LL inculpātus, ptp. of inculpāre to blame = L in in II+culpāre to blame; cf. culpable in cul•pa′tion, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16inculpate — /ˈɪnkʌlpeɪt/ (say inkulpayt) verb (t) (inculpated, inculpating) 1. to charge with fault; blame; accuse. 2. to involve in a charge; incriminate. {Medieval Latin inculpātus, past participle of inculpāre, from in in 2 + culpāre blame, make culpable} …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 17inculpate —   v.t. blame; involve in blame.    ♦ inculpation, n.    ♦ inculpative,    ♦ inculpatory, a …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 18inculpate — /inkalpeyt/igkalpeyt/ To impute blame or guilt; to accuse; to involve in guilt or crime. See incriminate …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19inculpate — /inkalpeyt/igkalpeyt/ To impute blame or guilt; to accuse; to involve in guilt or crime. See incriminate …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20inculpate — To incriminate; to accuse a person of crime or fault …

    Ballentine's law dictionary