Definition of Indictable

1. Adjective. Liable to be accused, or cause for such liability. "An indictable offense"

Exact synonyms: Chargeable
Similar to: Guilty
Derivative terms: Indictability



Definition of Indictable

1. a. Capable of being, or liable to be, indicted; subject to indictment; as, an indictable offender or offense.

Definition of Indictable

1. Adjective. Able to be indicted; chargeable. ¹

2. Adjective. Subjecting one to an indictment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indictable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indictable

indicators and reagents
indicatory
indicatrix
indicavit
indicavits
indices
indicia
indicial
indicias
indicible
indicium
indiciums
indicolite
indict
indictability
indictable (current term)
indicted
indictee
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indicter
indicters
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indictments
indictor
indictors
indicts

Literary usage of Indictable

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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley, William Wait, William Blackstone (1875)
"[*41] THE NATURE AND CLASSIFICATION OF indictable OFFENCES. THE main ingredients in an act criminal and indictable are two in number: 1st, the act must be ..."

2. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"Held, not indictable—is only a nonfeasance, and particular wrong done to another. § 5. ... To entice one to steal is not indictable, unless some of 3 Salk. ..."

3. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell (1877)
"(y) To keep an open shop in a city, not being free of the city, contrary to the immemorial custom there, has been held not to be indictable. ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Statutory Crimes: Including the Written Laws and by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1901)
"Making the civil wrong indictable. 471-477. Felonious, purely or partly ... Indeed, the old common law having simply drawn the bound between the indictable ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"indictable Cheats and Private Frauds Distinguished. To render a cheat indictable at common law, the means by which it is accomplished must be such as affect ..."

6. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"A person need not be a bankrupt in order to be indictable for making a "false ... But Only Bankrupt indictable for Concealment of Assets from the Trustee. ..."

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