reindict

verb
re·​in·​dict | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈdīt How to pronounce reindict (audio) \
reindicted; reindicting

Definition of reindict

transitive verb

: to indict (someone) again The men were indicted but later had to be reindicted after Superior Court Judge Michael Donio agreed that there were problems with some of the testimony presented to the grand jury.— Lynda Cohen

Other Words from reindict

reindictment \ (ˌ)rē-​in-​ˈdīt-​mənt How to pronounce reindict (audio) \ noun, plural reindictments
After a series of dismissals and reindictments, he finally faced trial in August 1992. — Evan Moore

First Known Use of reindict

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Reindict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reindict. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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