HyperDic: criminate

English > 2 senses of the word criminate:
VERBcommunicationcriminate, accuse, impeach, incriminatebring an accusation against
communicationcriminate, reprimand, censurerebuke formally
English > criminate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningBring an accusation against; level a charge against.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
Synonymsaccuse, impeach, incriminate
Narrowerarraignaccuse / accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
charge, lodge, filefile a formal charge against
recriminateReturn an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations
reproach, upbraidExpress criticism towards
Broadercharge, accuseblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
Spanishacusar, denunciar
Catalanacusar, incriminar, inculpar
Adjectivescriminative, criminatorycharging or suggestive of guilt or blame
Nounscrime(criminal law) an act punishable by law
English > criminate: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrebuke formally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreprimand, censure
NarroweranimadvertExpress blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, incriminar, reprender
Catalancensurar, reprendre

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