having been charged with an offense or crime, especially legally or formally:New information released yesterday about the indicted former state senator underscores the need for a change in the way politics is done in the state.
Usually the indicted . a person or persons who have been formally charged with an offense or crime: From a legal standpoint, there is no concrete evidence against the indicted yet.
the simple past tense and past participle of indict.
- un·in·dict·ed, adjective
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How to use indicted in a sentence
Former Louisville Metro police officer Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for threatening the lives of Taylor’s neighbors when he fired bullets that went through Taylor’s apartment into theirs.Protesters hit the streets for a second night after officers aren’t charged with killing Breonna Taylor | Fabiola Cineas | September 25, 2020 | Vox
Instead, the jurors indicted former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison with “wanton endangerment.”A grand jury decision leaves calls for ‘justice for Breonna Taylor’ unanswered | kristenlbellstrom | September 24, 2020 | Fortune
Lavin was indicted in 2014 when he worked as a Mercer County sheriff’s officer.
Tropical forests and peatlands are great storehouses of carbon dioxide, the main gas indicted in global warming.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green | Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay | September 16, 2020 | Nautilus
Last year the attorney general indicted seven individuals over Eknelygoda’s abduction, and the trial is ongoing.These 10 journalists are missing, and COVID is impeding investigations | lbelanger225 | September 1, 2020 | Fortune
And he was indicted in Israel last week on charges he plotted to blow up sites holy to Islam.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist | Creede Newton | December 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No gun was found, and in this instance the cop was indicted.‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture | Michael Daly | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The indicted are not going to show up at the federal courthouse in Pittsburgh to surrender to federal marshals.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable | Gordon G. Chang | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Police officers are almost never indicted in grand jury proceedings compared to the general population.After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson? | Jacob Siegel | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Indeed, those committed to fighting for social justice are shocked when an officer is indicted.
In one of the cases a married woman was properly indicted for unlawfully selling intoxicating liquors.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
In October, 1861, he was indicted by the Grand Jury, and his paper suppressed.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot | William Gannaway Brownlow
He was indicted in Dublin for conspiring with Shane, but the intention to try him there was abandoned.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
Then he got indicted with others fer robbin' a little tannery that was operatin' down the crick.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
Nobody could foresee what Braceway might imagine and exaggerate, even if it indicted and condemned his closest friend.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.