verb (used with object)
(of a grand jury) to bring a formal accusation against, as a means of bringing to trial:
The grand jury indicted him for murder.
to charge with an offense or crime; accuse of wrongdoing; castigate; criticize:
He tends to indict everyone of plotting against him.
(transitive) to charge (a person) with crime, esp formally in writing; accuse
c.1300, from Anglo-French enditer “accuse, indict” (late 13c.), Old French enditer “to dictate or inform,” from Late Latin *indictare “to declare, proclaim in writing,” from Latin in- “in” (see in- (2)) + dictare “to say, compose in words” (see dictate). Retained its French pronunciation even after the spelling was re-Latinized c.1600. In classical Latin, indictus meant “not said, unsaid.” Related: Indictable; indicted; indicting.
[in-dahyt-muh nt] /ɪnˈdaɪt mənt/ noun 1. an act of . 2. Law. a formal accusation initiating a criminal case, presented by a grand jury and usually required for felonies and other serious crimes. 3. any charge, accusation, serious criticism, or cause for blame. 4. the state of being . /ɪnˈdaɪtmənt/ noun (criminal law) 1. a […]
[in-dee] /ˈɪn di/ Informal. noun 1. an independently or privately owned business, especially a film or music company that is not affiliated with a larger and more commercial company: to work for an indie. 2. a movie or other work produced by such a company. 3. a genre of music, especially pop or rock, that […]
[an-dee-en; French an-dyen] /ˌæn diˈɛn; French ɛ̃ˈdyɛn/ adjective 1. (of food) prepared or seasoned in East Indian style, as with curry. noun 2. (lowercase) a lightweight cotton fabric printed or painted in imitation of fabrics made in India.
- Indie rock
modifier : its purposeful indie-rock slag at commerciality/ Stars of the indie-rock scene dig into formidable pop catalogue noun phrase A kind of rock music of no particular style but of the small-company, college radio, etc, milieu (1990s+) [fr indie, ”independent,” for the relatively small companies and labels involved]