crim|i|nate

crim|i|nate
crim|i|nate «KRIHM uh nayt», transitive verb, -nat|ed, -nat|ing.
1. to accuse of a crime.
2. to furnish evidence of the guilt of; incriminate.
3. to censure as criminal; condemn.
[< Latin crīminārī (with English -ate1) < crīmen, -inis; see etym. under crime (Cf.crime)]
crim´i|na´tion, noun.
crim´i|na|tor, noun.

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