verb (used with object), im·pli·cat·ed, im·pli·cat·ing.
Origin of implicate
Examples from the Web for implicated
And yet, her own brokenness over her failures is written in such a way that the audience is implicated in them.The Feminist Aesthetic of ‘Happy Valley’: A Refusal to Eroticize Violence Against Women|Batya Ungar-Sargon|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the timing of his resignation does raise questions about whether Sorenson implicated him.McConnell Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Payola Scandal in Iowa|Olivia Nuzzi, Ben Jacobs|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now that Winfield was implicated, he was no longer a threat.‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See|Andrew Romano|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the U.S. is implicated too, as Al Gharawi assumed command in Nineveh before the U.S. withdrew from Iraq.The Monster of Mosul: How a Sadistic General Helped ISIS Win|Andrew Slater|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was implicated in a 2007 scandal over $150 million in missing public money.The U.N.’s Next President Is a Gay-Hating Friend of Uganda’s Corrupt Dictator|Jay Michaelson|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was implicated in a plot against the Kings life, and was one of the seven prisoners set free on the 14th of July.Legends of the Bastille|Frantz Funck-Brentano
Shortly afterwards he was implicated in the distribution of seditious literature and exiled from Tuscany for a year.
She hinted at family reasons for being shy of him, assuring me that I was not implicated in them.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
The public suspected that both Bothwell and the queen were implicated.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
I had one or two acquaintances at Vienna who had been implicated, though I did not know it, in plots against the government.Vassall Morton|Francis Parkman
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.