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criminate

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verb crim·i·nate \ˈkri-mə-ˌnāt\

Definition of criminate

criminated

criminating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  incriminate

crimination

play \ˌkri-mə-ˈnā-shən\ noun


Examples of criminate in a sentence

  1. <scornfully declaring that he was not the school's lone drug dealer, he immediately began criminating a host of confederates>



Origin and Etymology of criminate

Latin criminatus, past participle of criminari, from crimin-, crimen accusation


First Known Use: 1645


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