- (of a grand jury) to bring a formal accusation against, as a means of bringing to trial: The grand jury indicted him for murder.
- to charge with an offense or crime; accuse of wrongdoing; castigate; criticize: He tends to indict everyone of plotting against him.
Origin of indict
Examples from the Web for unindicted
Now that Alliegro has pled guilty, the expectation is that Rivera will not be referred to as “unindicted” for much longer.
Former Congressman David Rivera has been publicly given a title he was long believed to possess: unindicted co-conspirator.
The best that can be said of our local Democrats is that many of them are unindicted.Why I'll Vote for Romney
November 1, 2012
The list of the unindicted—and probably never-to-be indicted—is long.Wall Street's New Sheriff
May 11, 2011
- (tr) to charge (a person) with crime, esp formally in writing; accuse
Word Origin and History for unindicted
c.1300, from Anglo-French enditer "accuse, indict" (late 13c.), Old French enditer "to dictate or inform," from Late Latin *indictare "to declare, proclaim in writing," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + dictare "to say, compose in words" (see dictate). Retained its French pronunciation even after the spelling was re-Latinized c.1600. In classical Latin, indictus meant "not said, unsaid." Related: Indictable; indicted; indicting.