incriminate ( incriminates 3rd person present) ( incriminating present participle) ( incriminated past tense & past participle ) If something incriminates you, it suggests that you are responsible for something bad, especially a crime. verb
He claimed that the drugs had been planted to incriminate him... V n
They are afraid of incriminating themselves and say no more than is necessary. V pron-refl
incriminating adj usu ADJ n
Police had reportedly searched his flat and found incriminating evidence.
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