criminate

Definitions of criminate
  1. verb
    bring an accusation against; level a charge against
    synonyms: accuse, impeach, incriminate
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    reproach, upbraid
    express criticism towards
    arraign
    accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
    recriminate
    return an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations; charge in return
    charge, file, lodge
    file a formal charge against
    impeach
    charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office
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    accuse, charge
    blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
  2. verb
    rebuke formally
    synonyms: censure, reprimand
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    animadvert
    express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark
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    criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart
    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
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