verb (used with object), im·pli·cat·ed, im·pli·cat·ing.
Origin of implicate
Examples from the Web for implicate
Though there are many claims that implicate it in improved brain function, the evidence in support of this finding is tenuous.Fish Oil, Turmeric, and Ginseng, Oh My! Are ‘Brain Foods’ B.S.?|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Illinois, which houses some of the tougher DUI laws in the nation, even smoking a joint a week before can implicate you.
Several lines of scientific evidence have begun to implicate genes that control dopamine.
Pointing fingers, he stated “the people that I trusted to run it” are the ones to implicate.
The lawyers accuse Headley of lying to implicate Rana in order to save his wife as well as his own life.
His very look seems to implicate her, to drag her down with him to his level.The Haunted Chamber|"The Duchess"
Maximin's informers seem to have contrived to implicate the good Christian Ambrose in some trouble.
It would be a dangerous document in case he should be searched; for its contents would expose him, and implicate others.Down the Rhine|Oliver Optic
He knew that the whole complex machinery of Scotland Yard was working, and working at top speed, to implicate him in the tragedy.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
About the habits of this clerk, and his manner when examined, there was nothing which appeared in the least to implicate him.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags|James Holbrook
Word Origin for implicate
early 15c., "to convey in a fable;" c.1600, "intertwine, wreathe," from Latin implicatus, past participle of implicare "to involve, entwine" (see implication). Meaning "involve a person in a crime, charge, etc.," is from 1797. Related: Implicated; implicating.