criminate


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crim·i·nate

 (krĭm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. crim·i·nat·ed, crim·i·nat·ing, crim·i·nates
To incriminate.

[Latin crīminārī, crīmināt-, to accuse, from crīmen, crīmin-, accusation; see crime.]

crim′i·na′tion n.
crim′i·na′tive, crim′i·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
crim′i·na′tor n.

criminate

(ˈkrɪmɪˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) to charge with a crime; accuse
2. to condemn or censure (an action, event, etc)
3. (Law) short for incriminate
[C17: from Latin crīminārī to accuse]
ˌcrimiˈnation n
ˈcriminative, criminatory adj
ˈcrimiˌnator n

crim•i•nate

(ˈkrɪm əˌneɪt)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
to incriminate.
[1635–45; < Latin crīminātus, past participle of crīminārī to accuse. See crime, -ate1]
crim`i•na′tion, n.
crim′i•na`tor, n.

criminate


Past participle: criminated
Gerund: criminating

Imperative
criminate
criminate
Present
I criminate
you criminate
he/she/it criminates
we criminate
you criminate
they criminate
Preterite
I criminated
you criminated
he/she/it criminated
we criminated
you criminated
they criminated
Present Continuous
I am criminating
you are criminating
he/she/it is criminating
we are criminating
you are criminating
they are criminating
Present Perfect
I have criminated
you have criminated
he/she/it has criminated
we have criminated
you have criminated
they have criminated
Past Continuous
I was criminating
you were criminating
he/she/it was criminating
we were criminating
you were criminating
they were criminating
Past Perfect
I had criminated
you had criminated
he/she/it had criminated
we had criminated
you had criminated
they had criminated
Future
I will criminate
you will criminate
he/she/it will criminate
we will criminate
you will criminate
they will criminate
Future Perfect
I will have criminated
you will have criminated
he/she/it will have criminated
we will have criminated
you will have criminated
they will have criminated
Future Continuous
I will be criminating
you will be criminating
he/she/it will be criminating
we will be criminating
you will be criminating
they will be criminating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been criminating
you have been criminating
he/she/it has been criminating
we have been criminating
you have been criminating
they have been criminating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been criminating
you will have been criminating
he/she/it will have been criminating
we will have been criminating
you will have been criminating
they will have been criminating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been criminating
you had been criminating
he/she/it had been criminating
we had been criminating
you had been criminating
they had been criminating
Conditional
I would criminate
you would criminate
he/she/it would criminate
we would criminate
you would criminate
they would criminate
Past Conditional
I would have criminated
you would have criminated
he/she/it would have criminated
we would have criminated
you would have criminated
they would have criminated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.criminate - bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"
reproach, upbraid - express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
accuse, charge - blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"
arraign - accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
recriminate - return an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations; charge in return
lodge, file, charge - file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
2.criminate - rebuke formally
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
animadvert - express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark

criminate

verb
To cause to appear involved in or guilty of a crime or fault:
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