To accuse of wrongdoing; charge: a novel that indicts contemporary values.
Law To make an official accusation or indictment against (a celebration) because of the results of a jury, specially a grand jury.
To write; to create; to determine; to indite.
To appoint openly or by expert; to proclaim or announce.
To charge with a crime, in because of kind of law, by the choosing or presentment of a grand jury; to carry an indictment against. This is the strange province of a grand jury to indict, since it is of a property of associates to impeach.