verb (used with object), in·dit·ed, in·dit·ing.
Origin of indite
Examples from the Web for indite
Aunt calls me Pliny—she says I write so much that she is sure I indite my letters from the bath.Polly the Pagan|Isabel Anderson
He smiled as he slipped into the sitting-room to indite a line "To the Sleeping Beauty."The Higher Court|Mary Stewart Daggett
An' is it a lotther of petition you'd be afther havin' me to indite for you, ma'am?The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh|William Carleton
I have set before thee, for thyself Feed now: the matter I indite, henceforth Demands entire my thought.The Vision of Paradise, Complete|Dante Alighieri
Write him quickly one of those tender notes that you indite with so masterly a hand.Henry VIII And His Court|Louise Muhlbach
British Dictionary definitions for indite
Word Origin for indite
Word Origin and History for indite
late 14c., "put down in writing," from Old French enditer, from Vulgar Latin *indictare, from Latin in- "in, into, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + dictare "to declare" (see dictate). The same word as indict but retaining a French form. Related: Indited; inditing.