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 of||Blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against.|
|arraign for||Call before a court to answer an indictment.|
|bring to trial for||Attract the attention of.|
|charge with||Provide (a device) with something necessary.|
|prosecute for||Bring a criminal action against (in a trial.|
|put on trial for||Estimate.|
|take to court for||Ascertain 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)
|accuse||Claim that (someone) has done something wrong.|
He was accused of murdering his wife s lover.
|acquittal||A 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.
|arraign||Call 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.
|attorney||A professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.|
|blame||Put or pin the blame on.|
They are trying to put the blame on us.
|court||The courtiers retinue and household of a sovereign.|
She will take the matter to court.
|crime||An action or activity considered to be evil, shameful, or wrong.|
It s a crime to keep a creature like Willy in a tank.
|embezzle||Appropriate (as property entrusted to one’s care) fraudulently to one’s own use.|
She had embezzled 5 600 000 in company funds.
|felony||A serious crime (such as murder or arson.|
An accusation of felony.
|homicide||The unlawful killing of one person by another.|
Knives account for a third of all homicides.
|impeach||Challenge the honesty or veracity of.|
The President was impeached.
|instigator||A person who initiates a course of action.|
He was not the instigator of the incident.
|juror||Someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury.|
|jury||Judge (an art or craft exhibition or exhibit.|
The jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts.
|lawyer||Practise law work as a lawyer.|
There is always a danger that the deal will be lawyered to death.
|litigation||A legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights.|
The company wishes to avoid litigation.
|malpractice||A wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct.|
Investigations into malpractices and abuses of power.
|misconduct||Bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another’s behalf.|
Smith got a game misconduct for spearing Nick Kypreos.
|penalty||The act of punishing.|
Neglected his health and paid the penalty.
|perfidy||An act of deliberate betrayal.|
It was an example of his perfidy.
|perjury||The offence of wilfully telling an untruth or making a misrepresentation under oath.|
He claimed two witnesses at his trial had committed perjury.
|prosecutor||A barrister or other lawyer who conducts the case against a defendant in a criminal court.|
The prosecutor rose to give the opening address.
|punish||Impose a penalty on inflict punishment on.|
I have done wrong and I m being punished for it.
|regicide||Someone who commits regicide the killer of a king.|
|suicide||A person who commits suicide.|
Drug related suicides.
|suspicion||A very slight trace.|
Police would not say what aroused their suspicions.
|treason||The crime of betraying one’s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government.|
They were convicted of treason.
|trial||Of a horse dog or other animal compete in trials.|
The trials for the semifinals began yesterday.
|violator||A person who treats something with irreverence or disrespect.|
Monica is able to name the violators of her body.