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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To charge a person of committing a crime.

Usage examples (38)
  • If the district attorney wanted, a grand jury would indict a ham sandwich.
  • At least the word indict itself was not used by the panel which says it has no power to do so.
  • The majesty of his indignation, fitly uttered in tones of superhuman power, made him able to "indict" a nation.
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission to "indict" the previous apartheid government for crimes against ordinary men and women. for more
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