indite vs indict : Common Errors in English

About indite vs indict

“Indite” is a rare word meaning “to write down.”Authorities indict a person charged with a crime. This act is called an “indictment.” The C is not pronounced in these words, so that “indict” sounds exactly like “indite”; but don’t let that cause you to misspell them.

indite Meaning(s)

  • (v) produce a literary work

indict Meaning(s)

  • (v) accuse formally of a crime

indict in News

  1. More indictments released to public

    By CHRIS MENEES Staff Reporter Several more indictments from the June term of the Obion County grand jury were made public after arraignments Monday in Circuit Court.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Union City Messenger

  2. Bulgarian Prosecutors Indict Former Deputy Premier Tsvetanov

    Bulgarian prosecutors indicted former Deputy Prime Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov after questioning him over his involvement in allegedly illegal wire-tapping operations.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Bloomberg

  3. DA to indict man for attempted murder

    The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s office will indict a Santa Maria gang member for attempted murder of a custody deputy nearly two years ago while he was being held at the Santa Maria Courthouse holding facility.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: The Lompoc Record

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