1. [syn: incriminate, imply, inculpate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Inculpate \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
Note: [A word of recent introduction.]
To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or
implicate in guilt. Contrasted with exculpate.
That risk could only exculpate her and not inculpate
them -- the probabilities protected them so perfectly.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: suggest that someone is guilty [syn: incriminate,