criminate

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verb crim·i·nate \ ˈkri-mə-ˌnāt \

Definition of criminate

criminated; criminating
transitive verb

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

borrowed from Latin crīminātus, past participle of crīminārī "to make charges against, accuse," derivative of crīmin-, crīmen "accusation, crime"



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