1. indictment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdaɪtmənt'] a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense.


  • official document
  • murder charge
  • instrument
  • legal instrument
  • complaint
  • charge
  • bill of indictment
  • murder indictment
  • true bill


  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

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Rhymes with Indictment

  • incitement
  • excitement

How do you pronounce indictment?

Pronounce indictment as ˌɪnˈdaɪtmənt.

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Sentences with indictment

1. Noun, singular or mass
Even if an indictment has not been returned, it does not mean court proceedings have paused.

Quotes about indictment

1. I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.
- John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces

2. indictment

noun. ['ˌɪnˈdaɪtmənt'] an accusation of wrongdoing.


  • accusation


  • empty
  • negative charge