inculpate

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɪnkʌlˌpeɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪnˈkʌlpeɪt, ˈɪnkʌlpeɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(in kulpāt, inkul pāt)


Inflections of 'inculpate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
inculpates
v 3rd person singular
inculpating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
inculpated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
inculpated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
in•cul•pate /ɪnˈkʌlpeɪt, ˈɪnkʌlpeɪt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -pat•ed, -pat•ing. 
  1. Lawto incriminate.
See -culp-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
in•cul•pate  (in kulpāt, inkul pāt),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -pat•ed, -pat•ing. 
  1. to charge with fault; blame;
    accuse.
  2. Lawto involve in a charge;
    incriminate.
in′cul•pation, n. 
in•cul•pa•to•ry  (in kulpāt, inkul pāt),USA pronunciation adj. 
  • Late Latin inculpātus past participle of inculpāre to blame, equivalent. to Latin in- in-2 + culp(a) fault + -ātus -ate1; compare culpable
  • 1790–1800
    • 1, 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged exonerate.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
inculpate /ˈɪnkʌlˌpeɪt; ɪnˈkʌlpeɪt/ vb
  1. (transitive) to incriminate; cause blame to be imputed to
Etymology: 18th Century: from Late Latin inculpāre, from Latin culpāre to blame, from culpa fault, blame

ˌinculˈpation n inculpative /ɪnˈkʌlpətɪv/, inculpatory /ɪnˈkʌlpətərɪ -trɪ/ adj
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