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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 ?
He knew he was in these men's power, that only by force had they brought him there, that force alone gave them the right to demand answers to their questions, and that the sole object of that assembly was to inculpate him.
defendant's statement inculpates a co-defendant--the admission of
Worse yet, he is aware--but goes along anyway--that he inculpates the mestizo by pretending to be fooled by this ruse; "It was really shocking bad luck for the poor devil that he was to be burdened with a sin of such magnitude" (184).
London Mayor Boris Johnson said the Government should call a fresh debate if there was "new and better evidence that inculpates Assad", while former international development secretary Andrew Mitchell told BBC Radio 4's World at One: "I think it's very important in this rapidly moving situation that we don't rule anything out.
based on a motion to dismiss in which the state's attorney states that no credible evidence exists that inculpates the defendant and, either in the motion or in an affidavit, the state's attorney states that the state's attorney believes that the defendant is actually innocent of the crime for which the person was sentenced.
132) An officer may be so convinced of an eyewitness's identification that he ignores other case facts that point away from the suspect's guilt; a forensic scientist may conduct a hair comparison and see such a close match between that of the perpetrator and a suspect that he overlooks fingerprint analysis that isn't as compelling; a prosecutor may be so satisfied with a suspect's confession that he discounts forensic evidence that inculpates others; or a defense lawyer may consider the prosecution's case so airtight that he doesn't bother to look deeper into the government's files.
One of the people who would be happy to convey information that inculpates Karr would be the real killer.
statement that incriminates the declarant and also inculpates the
He begins with a text from Leo the Great, around which he structures his view of commerce: "The quality of profit excuses the trader or inculpates him, because there is honest profit and there is dishonest [profit].
While prior cases permit the introduction of a confession which incriminates the speaker as a "declaration against penal interest," the exception should not apply to situations where the statement inculpates the speaker but also serves to incriminate the defendant.
Instead, he inculpates his own people, the clever men on the coast but also those in his part of the country, and the people in general for failing to keep up the old ways.
the very same condition that exculpates also inculpates.