|Origin:||enditer, from Old French, 'to write down', from Latin indicere 'to say publicly or officially', from dicere 'to say'; influenced by Medieval Latin indictare 'to indict'|
in‧dict [intransitive and transitive] law especially American English
to officially charge someone with a criminal offence
indict somebody for something
He was indicted for vehicular homicide in 1987.