Learning English

Word: Incriminate

Incriminate [Verb]

Sentence: The constitutional right not to incriminate oneself (taking the Fifth) is a crucial and valued component of our criminal judicial process that should not be disparaged or discouraged. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: To make (someone) appear guilty of a crime or wrongdoing

How To Remember?

If a witness puts the accused in the scene of crime, the accused would be incriminated.


Implicate; Accuse; Denounce.


Absolve; Clear.

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[Guess who does not mind being incriminated?]

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