arraign definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Law To phone (an accused individual) before a court to resolve the charge made against him or her by indictment, information, or problem.
    • To call to account; accuse: "Johnson arraigned the modern politics of this country as entirely devoid of all principle” ( James Boswell).
    • To phone or set as a prisoner on club of a court to answer towards matter charged in an indictment or problem.
    • To call to account, or accuse, prior to the bar of explanation, style, or just about any other tribunal.
    • To appeal to; to need.
    • Law To call (an accused person) before a court to answer the fee made against them by indictment, information, or complaint.
    • To phone to account; accuse: "Johnson arraigned the present day politics with this nation as totally without all principle” ( James Boswell).
    • To phone or set as a prisoner at the bar of a court to resolve towards the matter charged in an indictment or problem.
    • To phone to account, or accuse, ahead of the bar of explanation, style, or other tribunal.
    • To appeal to; to need.
  • verb:
    • To formally charge some body in a court of law.
    • call before a court to resolve an indictment
    • accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
    • To formally charge some one in a court of law.
    • call before a court to resolve an indictment
    • accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
  • noun:
    • Arraignment.
    • Arraignment: since, the clerk regarding the arraigns. Blackstone.
    • Arraignment.
    • Arraignment: because, the clerk for the arraigns. Blackstone.
  • others:
    • In law, to phone to or set at club of a court, so that you can plead responsible or otherwise not accountable into the matter charged in an indictment or information.
    • Hence To get in touch with question for faults, before any tribunal; call prior to the club of reason or of style; accuse or charge generally.
    • Synonyms Accuse, Charge, Indict. See accuse.
    • In old law, to appeal to; claim; demand: within the phrase to arraign an assize, to demand, and therefore to institute or prepare, an effort or an action.
    • In law, to call to or set in the club of a court, so that you can plead accountable or otherwise not accountable on matter charged in an indictment or information.
    • For this reason To call-in question for faults, before any tribunal; call before the club of explanation or of style; accuse or fee generally speaking.
    • Synonyms Accuse, Charge, Indict. See accuse.
    • In old law, to appeal to; claim; need: in phrase to arraign an assize, to demand, thus to institute or prepare, a trial or an action.

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