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Definition of indict:

  1. To appoint publicly or by authority; to proclaim or announce.
  2. To charge with a crime, in due form of law, by the finding or presentment of a grand jury; to find an indictment against; as, to indict a man for arson. It is the peculiar province of a grand jury to indict, as it is of a house of representatives to impeach.
  3. To write; to compose; to dictate; to indite.


attack, denounce, criminate, summon, bring someone up on charges of something, defame, prefer charges (against someone), bring before, face with charges, law, study at accuse, praise, tax, incriminate.

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