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indict

in·dict

indict

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn daIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: indicted, indicting, indicts
definition: to formally accuse (someone) of a crime in a court of law after studying evidence.
The jury indicted the suspect on the charge of setting the fire, and now he will go to trial.There was not enough evidence to indict the woman of the crime.
antonyms:
acquit
similar words:
charge, denounce
derivations: indictable (adj.), indicter (indictor) (n.)
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