Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb criminate

2 senses of criminate

Sense 1
accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate -- (bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse")
       => charge, accuse -- (blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference")

Sense 2
reprimand, censure, criminate -- (rebuke formally)
       => knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")

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