bring to trial

idiom

Definition of bring to trial

: to put into a situation in which evidence is presented in a court to a judge and often a jury to decide if one is guilty of a crime He was arrested but not brought to trial.

Learn More about bring to trial

Statistics for bring to trial

Cite this Entry

“Bring to trial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20to%20trial. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

Comments on bring to trial

What made you want to look up bring to trial? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!