[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-kuhm-buh nt] /ɪnˈkʌm bənt/ adjective 1. holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently: the incumbent officers of the club. 2. obligatory (often followed by on or upon): a duty incumbent upon me. 3. Archaic. resting, lying, leaning, or pressing on something: incumbent upon the cool grass. noun 4. the holder of an office: The […]
[in-di-pen-duh nt] /ˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt/ adjective 1. not influenced or controlled by others in matters of opinion, conduct, etc.; thinking or acting for oneself: an independent thinker. 2. not subject to another’s authority or jurisdiction; autonomous; free: an independent businessman. 3. not influenced by the thought or action of others: independent research. 4. not dependent; […]
[in-deks] /ˈɪn dɛks/ noun, plural indexes, indices [in-duh-seez] /ˈɪn dəˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. (in a nonfiction book, monograph, etc.) a more or less detailed alphabetical listing of names, places, and topics along with the numbers of the pages on which they are mentioned or discussed, usually included in or constituting the back matter. 2. a […]
[in-dahy-tuh-buh l] /ɪnˈdaɪ tə bəl/ adjective 1. liable to being , as a person. 2. making a person liable to , as an offense. /ɪnˈdaɪtəbəl/ adjective (criminal law) 1. (of a person) liable to be indicted 2. (of a crime) that makes a person liable to be indicted