extradite was our Word of the Day on 10/04/2015. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Examples of extradite in a Sentence
He will be extradited from the U.S. to Canada to face criminal charges there.
The prisoner was extradited across state lines.
Recent Examples of extradite from the Web
Prichard spokeswoman Melanie Baldwin said Thursday that Lane had been extradited from Mississippi and was headed for Mobile Metro Jail.
This is an important point for a number of reasons, the most significant of which is that the U.S. government will not attempt to extradite him.
The arrest warrant didn’t allow for him to be extradited to Tennessee authorities.
The arrest warrant didn’t allow for him to be extradited to Tenneessee authorities.
The sentence includes credit for the about two years that Vartanyan spent in Norwegian custody before he was extradited to the United States in December.
He was extradited to the United States in December 2016 and was arraigned and pleaded guilty to hacking charges in March 2017.
Payne, however, was never extradited to Charlotte on a warrant from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Wilkins and Fury were later arrested in North Carolina and extradited back to Baltimore.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'extradite.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Did You Know?
Some countries have a tradition of extradition—a fact which might concern criminals. Likely of significantly less concern to most criminals is the fact that extradition and tradition are related; both come from the Latin verb tradere, which means "to hand over." (Think of a tradition as something handed over from one generation to the next.) Some other words that have been handed down from tradere include betray, traitor, and treason.
Origin and Etymology of extradite
First Known Use: 1864See Words from the same year
EXTRADITE Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of extradite
extraditableplay \ˈek-strə-ˌdī-tə-bəl\ adjective
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up extradite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).