1. [ verb ] suggest that someone is guilty
Synonyms: inculpate imply
Related terms: suggest crime incrimination crime
2. [ verb ] (law) bring an accusation against; level a charge against
Synonyms: accuse criminate impeach

"He charged the man with spousal abuse"

Related terms: charge charge reproach arraign recriminate impeach crime accusation accuser
Similar spelling:   incriminatory