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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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.
Suspects are indicted when grand juries determine prosecutors have enough evidence to send their cases to trial.
A federal grand jury has indicted an Odenville man for being in possession of a pipe bond.
In the 1980s, the Vatican refused to cooperate with Italian investigators when one of its officials, Archbishop Paul C. Marcinkus, was indicted over a banking scandal.
When he was indicted for bribery, in 1969, his lawyer suffered a heart attack near the end of the trial.
Three officers involved in the fatal shooting of Chicago teen Laquan McDonald were indicted on Tuesday.
One of the three suspects indicted in San Diego federal court is Anna Baker, daughter of former Lemon Grove Mayor Mary Sessom.
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INDICT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indict for English Language Learners
law : to formally decide that someone should be put on trial for a crime
INDICT Defined for Kids
Definition of indict for Students
: to formally charge with an offense or crime
Origin and Etymology of indict
alteration of earlier indite, from Anglo-French enditer, from Old French, to write down, ultimately from Latin indicere to proclaim, from in- toward + dicere to say
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