impeach definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create an accusation against.
    • To charge (a public official) with inappropriate conduct in workplace before a suitable tribunal.
    • To challenge the legitimacy of; make an effort to discredit: impeach a witness's credibility.
    • To hinder; to hinder; to prevent.
    • To charge with a crime or misdemeanor; to accuse; especially to cost (a public officer), before a reliable tribunal, with misbehavior in office; to cite before a tribunal for view of official misconduct; to arraign. See Impeachment.
    • ergo, to charge with impropriety; to dishonor; to create discredit on; to contact concern.
    • To challenge or discredit the credibility of, since a witness, or perhaps the legitimacy of, at the time of commercial paper.
  • verb:
    • To impede.
    • To bring a legal proceeding against a public official, asserting that because she or he committed some offense, she or he should really be removed from company.
    • To discredit a person or group with presumed expertise.
    • to show in court that a testimony under oath contradicts another testimony from the same person, generally one taken during deposition.
    • challenge the sincerity or veracity of
    • bring an accusation against; level a charge against
    • cost (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor dedicated during office
  • noun:
    • Hindrance; impeachment.
    • identical to impeachment.
  • others:
    • To impede; impede.
    • To call in concern; accuse of wrong or mistake; bring discredit on; disparage; accuse: since, to impeach one's motives; to impeach the credit of a witness.
    • especially, to favor fees of official misconduct against, before a reliable tribunal; provide account by test for malfeasance in office. See impeachment, 3.
    • To call to account; charge as answerable.

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