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implicate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈimpliˌkāt/,
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implicating, present participle; implicated, past tense; implicated, past participle; implicates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Show (someone) to be involved in a crime
    • - police claims implicated him in many more killings
  2. 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
  3. Involve (something) in a necessary way
    • - cable franchise activities plainly implicate First Amendment interests
  4. 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
Noun
  1. A thing implied


  1. bring into intimate and incriminating connection; "He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government"
  2. entail: impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?"
  3. (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"
  4. 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
  5. v. ~ sb show that sb is involved in sth, esp a crime
  6. to involve incriminatingly
  7. (v) qoşarģa, tartırģa