implicating, present participle; implicated, past tense; implicated, past participle; implicates, 3rd person singular present;
Show (someone) to be involved in a crime
police claims implicated him in many more killings
Bear some of the responsibility for (an action or process, esp. a criminal or harmful one)
the team believes he is heavily implicated in the bombing
a chemical implicated in ozone depletion
Involve (something) in a necessary way
cable franchise activities plainly implicate First Amendment interests
Convey (a meaning or intention) indirectly through what one says, rather than stating it explicitly; imply
by saying that coffee would keep her awake, Mary implicated that she didn't want any
A thing implied
bring into intimate and incriminating connection; "He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government"
entail: impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?"
(implicated) culpably involved; "all those concerned in the bribery case have been identified"; "named three officials implicated in the plot"; "an innocent person implicated by circumstances in a crime"
To connect or involve in an unfavorable or criminal way with something; To imply, to have as a necessary consequence or accompaniment; To fold or twist together, intertwine, interlace, entangle, entwine
v. ~ sb show that sb is involved in sth, esp a crime