verb (used with object), in·crim·i·nat·ed, in·crim·i·nat·ing.
Origin of incriminate
Examples from the Web for incrimination
He felt like a prisoner on the witness stand driven to save himself by incrimination of another.The Californians|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
And only those points of evidence were sustained which conduced to the incrimination of the miserable defendant.Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
Of the remaining thirty-four there were nine whose testimony was directed to the incrimination of Mrs. Surratt.The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt|David Miller DeWitt
He knew how the little green-eyed nurse was gloating over this second incrimination of Leerie.Leerie|Ruth Sawyer
The story had lost nothing in the way of incrimination of Colonel Eldridge, and complete exculpation of himself.The Hall and the Grange|Archibald Marshall
Word Origin for incriminate
1650s, noun of action from Medieval Latin incriminare (see 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.