Examples of indict in a Sentence
A grand jury is expected to indict him for murder.
the grand jury could indict the mayor for fraud and embezzlement
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About a decade later, he was indicted again, on tax evasion and embezzlement charges.
The brother of a leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel was indicted on drug smuggling charges Friday, a day after he was arrested at the border in Nogales, Ariz, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego said.
He had been indicted on eight wire and securities fraud counts by federal prosecutors and could face years in federal prison after sentencing.
Although he was never indicted, Fox News reporter James Rosen was named as a co-conspirator in an FBI affidavit in a 2011 leak probe.
A Wauconda man temporarily living in a Bannockburn motel room was indicted on felony drug charges by a Lake County Grand Jury July 19.
Six former Insys executives and managers were indicted on federal charges in December.
In 1978, he was indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing 189 stolen wristwatches that had traveled from Little Rock, Ark., to Lenexa and Wichita.
And there’s good reason to believe that if called upon to judge the question, a court might conclude, in fact, that the president can be indicted while in office.
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Synonymscharge, criminate, defame [archaic], impeach, incriminate, accuse
Antonymsabsolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate
Related Wordsblame, call (on), castigate, censure, condemn, criticize, damn, denounce, fault, impugn, reproach, reprobate; chide, rebuke, reprove, tax; appeal, arraign, book, cite, summon; prosecute, sue, try; frame, implicate, inculpate, inform (against), name, report; recriminate, retaliate
Near Antonymsadvocate, champion, defend; excuse, forgive, justify, pardon, remit, shrive
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law : to formally decide that someone should be put on trial for a crime
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