[ in-dahyt ]
/ ɪnˈdaɪt /
verb (used with object), in·dit·ed, in·dit·ing.
to compose or write, as a poem.
to treat in a literary composition.
Obsolete. to dictate.
Obsolete. to prescribe.
Words nearby indite
Origin of indite
OTHER WORDS FROM inditein·dite·ment, nounin·dit·er, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inditeindict indite
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Examples from the Web for inditement
Reade his Inditement, let him heare What hees to trust to: Boy, give eare!Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama|Walter W. Greg
British Dictionary definitions for inditement
/ (ɪnˈdaɪt) /
archaic to write
obsolete to dictate
Derived forms of inditeinditement, nouninditer, noun
Word Origin for indite
C14: from Old French enditer, from Latin indīcere to declare, from in- ² + dīcere to say
usage for indite
Indite and inditement are sometimes wrongly used where indict and indictment are meant: he was indicted (not indited) for fraud
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