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in·cul·pate

 (ĭn-kŭl′pāt′, ĭn′kŭl-)
tr.v. in·cul·pat·ed, in·cul·pat·ing, in·cul·pates
To incriminate.

[Latin inculpāre, inculpāt- : in-, on; see in-2 + culpāre, to blame (from culpa, fault).]

in′cul·pa′tion n.
in·cul′pa·to′ry (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.

inculpate

(ˈɪnkʌlˌpeɪt; ɪnˈkʌlpeɪt)
vb
(tr) to incriminate; cause blame to be imputed to
[C18: from Late Latin inculpāre, from Latin culpāre to blame, from culpa fault, blame]
ˌinculˈpation n
inculpative, inculpatory adj

in•cul•pate

(ɪnˈkʌl peɪt, ˈɪn kʌl peɪt)

v.t. -pat•ed, -pat•ing.
to incriminate.
[1790–1800; < Late Latin inculpātus, past participle of inculpāre to blame = Latin in- in-2 + culpāre to blame; compare culpable]
in`cul•pa′tion, n.

inculpate


Past participle: inculpated
Gerund: inculpating

Imperative
inculpate
inculpate
Present
I inculpate
you inculpate
he/she/it inculpates
we inculpate
you inculpate
they inculpate
Preterite
I inculpated
you inculpated
he/she/it inculpated
we inculpated
you inculpated
they inculpated
Present Continuous
I am inculpating
you are inculpating
he/she/it is inculpating
we are inculpating
you are inculpating
they are inculpating
Present Perfect
I have inculpated
you have inculpated
he/she/it has inculpated
we have inculpated
you have inculpated
they have inculpated
Past Continuous
I was inculpating
you were inculpating
he/she/it was inculpating
we were inculpating
you were inculpating
they were inculpating
Past Perfect
I had inculpated
you had inculpated
he/she/it had inculpated
we had inculpated
you had inculpated
they had inculpated
Future
I will inculpate
you will inculpate
he/she/it will inculpate
we will inculpate
you will inculpate
they will inculpate
Future Perfect
I will have inculpated
you will have inculpated
he/she/it will have inculpated
we will have inculpated
you will have inculpated
they will have inculpated
Future Continuous
I will be inculpating
you will be inculpating
he/she/it will be inculpating
we will be inculpating
you will be inculpating
they will be inculpating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inculpating
you have been inculpating
he/she/it has been inculpating
we have been inculpating
you have been inculpating
they have been inculpating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inculpating
you will have been inculpating
he/she/it will have been inculpating
we will have been inculpating
you will have been inculpating
they will have been inculpating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inculpating
you had been inculpating
he/she/it had been inculpating
we had been inculpating
you had been inculpating
they had been inculpating
Conditional
I would inculpate
you would inculpate
he/she/it would inculpate
we would inculpate
you would inculpate
they would inculpate
Past Conditional
I would have inculpated
you would have inculpated
he/she/it would have inculpated
we would have inculpated
you would have inculpated
they would have inculpated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inculpate - suggest that someone is guilty
paint a picture, suggest, evoke - call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness"

inculpate

verb
To cause to appear involved in or guilty of a crime or fault:
Translations
References in classic literature ?
So," cried Milady, as if she could not resist giving utterance to a holy indignation, "you, a pious man, you who are called a just man, you ask but one thing--and that is that you may not be inculpated, annoyed, by my death
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's family is under fire, as first it was his children who were being accused of corruption and now his wife Rabri Devi is being inculpated of owning benami properties.
The district court admitted the portion of Lindsay Hardgraves' (Hardgraves) confession that inculpated Fisher.
The recurrence of the Fernandez case here is especially telling, given that Brown has already inculpated himself as partly responsible for the young man's second death in the autopsy room.
268) After the Ohio Parole Board granted seven reprieves for DNA testing to be conducted, the test was administered shortly before the scheduled execution, but the results came back inconclusive--the DNA neither inculpated nor exculpated Spirko.
60) Other girls similarly inculpated Engelberte during their passions, and more than once they claimed that she had appeared in visions, threatening to kill the girls or appearing alongside a well-dressed demon lover.
We were also interested in the effect of the perjury or false statements: Specifically, should it matter whether a witness's lie leads to a third party being falsely inculpated (and therefore unjustly convicted) or, conversely, to a third party being falsely exculpated (and therefore unjustly acquitted)?
Veltmann, for instance, the Eleventh Circuit barred a defendant's statement to his cellmate that directly inculpated his co-defendant.
His failure to fit the culturally imposed stereotype of racial characteristics inculpated rather than exonerated him: for deceptive appearance was only further evidence of a Jew's ability to pass--to dissimilate his origins--and to deceive the "French" while insinuating himself into the very symbol of French virility, protection and defense--the army.
674) Although Columbo admitted that she and DeLuca gave police " 'basically consistent'" statements prior to their arrest, she contended that his post-arrest statements to police and others inculpated her, placed her in a position where she would blame him entirely for the murders, negated her alibi, and made it inevitable that any defense of his must be "in conflict with, inconsistent and antagonistic toward hers.
Though a reactionary, Waugh refused to vote for the Tories, so he was never "morally inculpated in their follies" (Essays 537), and he complained that "The Conservative Party have never put the clock back a single second" (Donaldson 15).