WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•dict•a•ble  (in dītə bəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Lawliable to being indicted, as a person.
  2. Lawmaking a person liable to indictment, as an offense.
in•dict′a•bili•ty, n. 
in•dicta•bly, adv. 
  • indict + -able 1700–10

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•dict /ɪnˈdaɪt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. Lawto charge with a crime:indicted him for rape.
  2. Lawto accuse of wrongdoing, etc.:indicted the administration as being unsympathetic to the needs of the cities.
in•dict•a•ble, adj. See -dict-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•dict  (in dīt),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. Law(of a grand jury) to bring a formal accusation against, as a means of bringing to trial:The grand jury indicted him for murder.
  2. Lawto charge with an offense or crime;
    accuse of wrongdoing;
    castigate;
    criticize:He tends to indict everyone of plotting against him.
in•dict•ee, n. 
in•dicter, in•dictor, n. 
  • Medieval Latin) of indite
  • variant spelling, spelled ( 1620–30

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