involve, connect, cite, impute, associate, tie up with, charge, incriminate, inculpate, stigmatize, link, catch up in, draw in, relate, compromise, ensnare, embroil, mire, entangle, entail; see also accuse, entangle, involve.
"implicate." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 12 July 2018. <http://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/implicate>.
implicate. (n.d.). Retrieved July 12th, 2018, from http://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/implicate
To draw in so that extrication is difficult:
To cause to appear involved in or guilty of a crime or fault: