verb (used with object), im·pan·eled, im·pan·el·ing or (especially British) im·pan·elled, im·pan·el·ling.
  1. to enter on a panel or list for jury duty.
  2. to select (a jury) from the panel.
  3. to enter names on a panel or other official list.
Also empanel.

Origin of impanel

1375–1425; late Middle English empanellen < Anglo-French empaneller. See em-1, panel
Related formsim·pan·el·ment, nounun·im·pan·eled, adjectiveun·im·pan·elled, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
  1. a variant spelling (esp US) of empanel
Derived Formsimpanelment, noun
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