Definition Of incriminate


make (someone) appear guilty of a crime or wrongdoing; strongly imply the guilt of (someone).

he refused to answer questions in order not to incriminate himself

Example Of incriminate

  • ‘One weakness in the original defence case is that they never developed the defence of incrimination ,’ he said.

  • Benicia invited Martin to lunch to discuss evidence that could incriminate him in the embezzlement.

  • But it provides the protection against giving evidence in which you might incriminate yourself.

  • Chick had during his evidence withdrawn much, if not all, of his evidence incriminating Sherwood and O'Brien.

  • Cindy got the tape that incriminates Grant after she heard Marley tell Jake where it was hidden.

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