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Definition of the verb indict
What does indict mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: indicted | indicting | indicts
- accuse formally of a crime
Alternative definition of the verb indict
- To accuse of wrongdoing; charge.
- [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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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 ...
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.
by John Oswald
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 ...
A 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
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 ...
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 ” ...
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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- Indict Meaning
Video shows what indict means. To accuse of wrongdoing; charge.. To make a formal accusation or indictment for a crime against (a party) by the findings of a ...
- Straight "A" Vocab - Learn Vocabulary from the Bourne Series - Indict, Rogue
Mr. "A" shares the Straight "A" Word(s) of the Day - Indict, Rogue.
- ESL Vocabulary : indict
- ESL Vocabulary : indict
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Quotes about indict
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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