Examples of incriminate in a Sentence
Material found at the crime scene incriminates the defendant.
in exchange for a reduced sentence, the thief agreed to incriminate his accomplice
Recent Examples of incriminate from the Web
The Last Week Tonight host also highlighted Hannity's coverage of Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian government attorney, who promised to incriminate Clinton.
The Sixers had to assume that whatever information that phone contained incriminated Bryan beyond any doubt, reasonable or otherwise.
Both Papadopoulos and Flynn may now be providing Mueller’s team with information that could incriminate others in Trump’s orbit.
According to The New York Times' Juliet Macur, Penny walked out of a Senate subcommittee hearing, asserting his Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate himself.
This marks the superstar's first awards show appearance since 2016, when, among other things, Kim Kardashian released incriminating audio footage of Swift (speaking with Kanye West) on Snapchat.
Today, Rudy Giuliani introduced a new one: shouting over the incriminating video clip.
Their persistence yields a break in the form of a trove of incriminating photographs, with which the sleuths may be able to confront the privileged villains they’ve been warned to leave alone.
Taylor can totally ignore the fact that Kim Kardashian (and Kanye West) released incriminating audio footage of Taylor two years ago.
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Did You Know?
Testimony may incriminate a suspect by placing him at the scene of a crime, and incriminating evidence is the kind that strongly links him to it. But the word doesn't always refer to an actual crime. We can say, for instance, that a virus has been incriminated as the cause of a type of cancer, or that video games have been incriminated in the decline in study skills among young people.
INCRIMINATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incriminate for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to appear guilty of or responsible for something (such as a crime)
INCRIMINATE Defined for Kids
Definition of incriminate for Students
- … the story of how it had fallen into his hands incriminated not only him, but his own father …
- —J. K. Rowling, Goblet of Fire
legal Definition of incriminate
- he was incriminated in the conspiracy
- among the evidence that incriminated him was a box of trigger devices
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