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Definition of the verb indict

What does indict mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: indicted | indicting | indicts

  1. accuse formally of a crime
    • example: They want to indict the prisoners
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic words: accuse / charge = blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against

Alternative definition of the verb indict

verb

  1. To accuse of wrongdoing; charge.
  2. [legal] To make a formal accusation or indictment against (a party) by the findings of a jury, especially a grand jury.

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Google previewGrammar And Style At Your Fingertips (2007)

by Lara M. Robbins

Indict is a verb that means "to accuse or legally charge with an offense or a crime. " Indite is a verb that means "to write or compose." The court allowed the DA to indict the forger and plagiarizer for brazenly daring to indite and sell a poem as if ...

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

indict /in-dyt/ v. formally accuse of or charge with a serious crime. indictable adj. indictment n. indifferent adj. 1 having no interest or sympathy. 2 not very good. indifference n. indifferently adv. indigenous adj. native. indigent adj. very poor.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (2007)

by John Oswald

indict/er, ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

indict,. meaning 'to accuse formally', is pronounced indiyt, and the same pronunciation applies to its derivatives indictable and indictment. Indigenous. Australians. see ABORIGINES. indigestible. is spelt in.indirect object. 1 In grammar, an ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Being a Continuation of "The Dictionary of the Bible": Hermogenes, Myensis (1882)

by Sir William Smith, Henry Wace

indict, x.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

You cannot indict a nation (Burke). For once we can, and do, indict a whole nation (Pall Mall Gas. Dec. 6, 1917). Indies. See India. indifferent. See different. Orig. without inclination to either side. From idea of neutrality came sense of fairly good ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

As Professor Andrew Leipold puts it, “Although there is some dispute over whether the charges were valid, there is no doubt that each grand jury withstood great pressure from the court, and indirectly from the Crown, and refused to indict ” ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

INDICT". v. To charge any person by a written accusation, before a court of justice. pronounced indote, pr. par. indicting; ...

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The United States government can indict you on something, and now you've got to prove your innocence. And that's not the Constitution of the United States. (Leonard Peltier)
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Scrabble value of I1N1D2I1C3T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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