verb (used with object), in·crim·i·nat·ed, in·crim·i·nat·ing.
Origin of incriminate
Examples from the Web for incriminate
“Arias had a terrific memory for just about everything except for those aspects of the case that incriminate her,” he says.
According to a knowledgeable source, Hernandez began to incriminate himself only after more than an hour of questioning.Why Pedro Hernandez Confessed to Killing Etan Patz|Michael Daly|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In other words, he asked Elena Kagan to incriminate herself.
I incriminate no one; I simply give the naked facts, without the smallest commentary, but with scrupulous exactness.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4|Charles Dudley Warner
I decline to answer on the ground it may tend to incriminate me—but, no.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
“Witness does not wish to incriminate herself,” snapped Mercy, her eyes dancing.Ruth Fielding at Lighthouse Point|Alice B. Emerson
But your man has not succeeded in getting you evidence to incriminate other people.'The Triumphs of Eugne Valmont|Robert Barr
"It need not incriminate her, if it were hers," said Mr. Porter, meditatively knocking the ash from said his cigar.The Gold Bag|Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for incriminate
Word Origin for incriminate
Word Origin and History for incriminate
1730, back-formation from incrimination or else from Medieval Latin incriminatus, past participle of incriminare "to incriminate," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + criminare "to accuse of a crime," from crimen (genitive criminis) "crime" (see crime). Related: Incriminated; incriminating.