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Meaning of INCULPATE

Pronunciation:  in'kulpeyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  suggest that someone is guilty
 

INCULPATE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: imply, incriminate
 
 See Also: evoke, paint a picture, suggest

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*cul"pate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inculpated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Inculpating}.] [LL. inculpatus, p. p. of
inculpare to blame; pref. in- in + culpa fault. See
{Culpable}.]

Note: [A word of recent introduction.]
To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or
implicate in guilt.

      That risk could only exculpate her and not inculpate
      them -- the probabilities protected them so perfectly.
                                               --H. James.

 

 

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