Implicate – To show that someone is involved in a crime
The imp licked the plate (implicate) after eating the cake. She denied it, but everyone could show that the imp was involved in the crime.
Examples of implicate in a sentence
If the evidence is found, it will implicate the person behind the brutal act.
The police did not arrest the suspect because they had nothing that could implicate him in the crime.
Everyone expects the investigative audit to implicate the mayor as the one embezzling county funds.