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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.
Speaking about it, Ghana inculpates the length of the film.
61) The court then reasoned that with regard to DNA evidence, the primary analyst in some way inculpates the defendant.
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).
He does not consider the demonization of crack and discrimination of its users as stigmatizing acts of mainstream society, but rather accepts the general view of the drug and inculpates the users.
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.
Though Jerry makes every effort to save his mixed-race daughter, his failure is of a piece with the negligence that inculpates him in Daisy's death.
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.
The Hebrew Bible says that a witness who falsely inculpates is to receive the same punishment as that which would have been given to the falsely accused; no such similar punishment is applicable for statements that are falsely exculpating.
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.
The latter notion will appear to mitigate, by imputing a humanity to the peasant-revolutionaries that the former conceit does not allow; it also inculpates, however, redoubling justification for the slaughter of them that was occurring as Gower wrote.
Their carte blanche appearance as 'analysts' on the networks, which didn't for the most part trouble themselves to look into possible conflicts of interest, are no more than a symptom of a far larger conflict of interest, which inculpates the entire corporate, a.