inculpate


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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
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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.
The prosecutor emphasized, however, that the blood type of swabs taken from the victim showed that Rodriguez did commit the crime, that a hair from the crime scene matched him, and that the person the defense sought to inculpate, Yanez, "beyond a doubt .
190) The police further "mischaracterized" Cummins's statements in an obvious effort to inculpate him.
To consider an expert a "witness against the accused," the expert must not only make a factual statement, but that statement must also help either identify or inculpate the defendant.
Generally speaking, guilty defendants know that any additional evidence is likely to inculpate them, while innocent defendants know that it is likely to exculpate them.
In the narrowest perception, biocontrol inculpate suppressing pest organisms with many other organisms.
Complicity liability is used to inculpate others who have contributed to the perpetrator's personal wrongdoing.
According to Politis, police pointed out to the woman, who had been Sizopoulos's associate until last May, that her claims could inculpate her in the case under investigation, but she insisted on her story.
Between 2005 and 2008, Ben Jeddo said that he was "indeed made offers," to inculpate Sayyed.
to serve to inculpate L, who mistakenly thinks that he is committing an
Like the red dress, these technologies may be used for good or ill, and it is not enough to inculpate a technology provider that it may be better, in terms of income for the business, if illicit activities flourish using the technology.
There is a growing body of evidence to show that HIV finds fertile ground where stigma, discrimination and violence keep key populations--whose sexual orientation, sexual practices or gender identities cross socially-accepted norms--in the shadows (4,5); where gender-based violence undermines a woman's ability to negotiate safer sex (6); where traditional practices, such as child marriage, leave girls and adolescent women vulnerable to HIV transmission (7); where young people are denied access to comprehensive sexuality education (8); where condoms are condemned by authorities, or inculpate those who use them (9); and where contraception, sterilization and abortion are imposed on women living with HIV.