[in-krim-uh-neyt] /ɪnˈkrɪm əˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), incriminated, incriminating.
to accuse of or present proof of a or fault:
He incriminated both men to the grand jury.
to involve in an accusation; cause to be or appear to be guilty; implicate:
His testimony incriminated his friend. He feared incriminating himself if he answered.
to charge with responsibility for all or part of an undesirable situation, harmful effect, etc.:
to incriminate cigarettes as a cause of lung cancer.
to imply or suggest the guilt or error of (someone)
to charge with a crime or fault
1730, back-formation from incrimination or else from Medieval Latin incriminatus, past participle of incriminare “to incriminate,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + criminare “to accuse of a crime,” from crimen (genitive criminis) “crime” (see crime). Related: Incriminated; incriminating.
[in-kraws, -kros] /ˈɪnˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs/ noun, Genetics. 1. a mating between organisms that are both homozygous for the same allele. /ˈɪnkrɒs/ noun 1. a plant or animal produced by continued inbreeding verb 2. to inbreed or produce by inbreeding
[in-kraws-bred, -kros-] /ˈɪnˈkrɔsˌbrɛd, -ˈkrɒs-/ adjective, Genetics. 1. of or relating to the progeny that result from crossing inbred lines or varieties.
[in-kroud] /ˈɪnˌkraʊd/ noun 1. (def 1).
1796, from French incroyable, literally “incredible” (15c.), from in- “not, opposite of, without” (see in- (1)) + croire “to believe,” from Latin credere (see credo). Name for the French fop or dandy of the period of the Directory (1795-99). Said to be so called from their extravagant dress and from a favorite expression among them […]