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Webster 1913 Edition


Criminate

Crim′i-nate

(kr[GREEK]m′[GREEK]-n[GREEK]t)
,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Criminated
(-n[GREEK]ˊt[GREEK]d)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Criminating
(-n[GREEK]′t[GREEK]ng)
.]
[L.
criminatus
, p. p. of
criminare
,
criminari
, to criminate, fr.
crimen
. See
Crime
.]
1.
To accuse of, or charge with, a crime.
To
criminate
, with the heavy and ungrounded charge of disloyalty and disaffection, an uncorrupt, independent, and reforming parliament.
Burke.
2.
To involve in a crime or in its consequences; to render liable to a criminal charge.
Impelled by the strongest pressure of hope and fear to
criminate
him.
Macaulay.

Webster 1828 Edition


Criminate

CRIMINATE

,
Verb.
T.
[L.] To accuse; to charge with a crime; to alledge to be guilty of a crime, offense or wrong.
Our municipal laws do not require the offender to plead guilty or criminate himself.

Definition 2021


criminate

criminate

English

Verb

criminate (third-person singular simple present criminates, present participle criminating, simple past and past participle criminated)

  1. (transitive, construed with of) To accuse, incriminate, impeach.
  2. (transitive, construed with of) To rebuke, censure, reprimand.

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Latin

Verb

crīmināte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of crīminō