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Meaning of RECRIMINATE

Pronunciation:  ri'kreemi`neyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  return an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations; charge in return
 

RECRIMINATE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: accuse, criminate, impeach, incriminate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*crim"i*nate\ (r?*kr?m"?*n?t), v. i. [Pref. re- +
    criminate: cf. F. r['e]criminer, LL. recriminare.]
    To return one charge or accusation with another; to charge
    back fault or crime upon an accuser.
    
          It is not my business to recriminate, hoping
          sufficiently to clear myself in this matter. --Bp.
                                                   Stillingfleet.
    
    
  2. \Re*crim"i*nate\, v. t.
    To accuse in return. --South.
    
    
 

 

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