INDICT: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for INDICT?

Need another word that means the same as “indict”? Find 7 synonyms and 30 related words for “indict” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Indict” are: charge with, accuse of, arraign for, take to court for, put on trial for, bring to trial for, prosecute for

Indict as a Verb

Definitions of "Indict" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “indict” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Accuse formally of a crime.
  • Formally accuse of or charge with a crime.

Synonyms of "Indict" as a verb (7 Words)

accuse ofBlame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against.
arraign forCall before a court to answer an indictment.
bring to trial forAttract the attention of.
charge withProvide (a device) with something necessary.
prosecute forBring a criminal action against (in a trial.
put on trial forEstimate.
take to court forAscertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial.

Usage Examples of "Indict" as a verb

  • His former manager was indicted for fraud.

Associations of "Indict" (30 Words)

accuseClaim that (someone) has done something wrong.
He was accused of murdering his wife s lover.
acquittalA judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.
The women felt their chances of acquittal were poor.
arraignCall or bring (someone) before a court to answer a criminal charge.
Social workers were relieved it was not they who were arraigned in the tabloids.
attorneyA professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.
blamePut or pin the blame on.
They are trying to put the blame on us.
castigationVerbal punishment.
courtThe courtiers retinue and household of a sovereign.
She will take the matter to court.
crimeAn action or activity considered to be evil, shameful, or wrong.
It s a crime to keep a creature like Willy in a tank.
embezzleAppropriate (as property entrusted to one’s care) fraudulently to one’s own use.
She had embezzled 5 600 000 in company funds.
felonyA serious crime (such as murder or arson.
An accusation of felony.
homicideThe unlawful killing of one person by another.
Knives account for a third of all homicides.
impeachChallenge the honesty or veracity of.
The President was impeached.
instigatorA person who initiates a course of action.
He was not the instigator of the incident.
jurorSomeone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury.
juryJudge (an art or craft exhibition or exhibit.
The jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts.
lawyerPractise law work as a lawyer.
There is always a danger that the deal will be lawyered to death.
litigationA legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights.
The company wishes to avoid litigation.
malpracticeA wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct.
Investigations into malpractices and abuses of power.
misconductBad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another’s behalf.
Smith got a game misconduct for spearing Nick Kypreos.
penaltyThe act of punishing.
Neglected his health and paid the penalty.
perfidyAn act of deliberate betrayal.
It was an example of his perfidy.
perjuryThe offence of wilfully telling an untruth or making a misrepresentation under oath.
He claimed two witnesses at his trial had committed perjury.
prosecutorA barrister or other lawyer who conducts the case against a defendant in a criminal court.
The prosecutor rose to give the opening address.
punishImpose a penalty on inflict punishment on.
I have done wrong and I m being punished for it.
regicideSomeone who commits regicide the killer of a king.
suicideA person who commits suicide.
Drug related suicides.
suspicionA very slight trace.
Police would not say what aroused their suspicions.
treasonThe crime of betraying one’s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government.
They were convicted of treason.
trialOf a horse dog or other animal compete in trials.
The trials for the semifinals began yesterday.
violatorA person who treats something with irreverence or disrespect.
Monica is able to name the violators of her body.

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