Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
Related to indictee: indicted


tr.v. in·dict·ed, in·dict·ing, in·dicts
1. Law To charge (a party) by indictment.
2. To accuse of wrongdoing or criticize severely: "[He] managed to indict the country's smug, liberal establishment whose lip service throttled the struggle for civil rights" (Bob Spitz).

[Alteration of Middle English enditen, to accuse, write a document; see indite.]

in′dict·ee′ (ĭn′dī-tē′) n.
in·dict′er, in·dict′or n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Al-Bashir, who had ruled Sudan for 30 years, is one of the ICC longest-running indictee. The Court has issued two arrest warrants for the former Sudanese leader -the first on 4 March 2009and the second on 12 July 2010.
Name any high-profile EFCC indictee or convict who does not become a darling of Nigeria's mainstream media, sought after to weigh in on national issues.
Priebe also remarks that although two years have passed since the SPO was established, no indictee has yet been convicted, which creates a perception of impunity.
(to act) in executing the arrest warrant against any ICC indictee present in the country." The United States, which is not a participant in the ICC, said it "strongly support(ed) international efforts to hold accountable those responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes." A.M.
BRUSSELS, June 15 (KUNA) -- The EU has said that it expects South Africa, a founding State Party of the International Criminal Court, to act in accordance with UN Security Council 1593, in executing the arrest warrant "against any ICC indictee present in the country." Catherine Ray, spokesperson for EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, in a statement Sunday night said "full cooperation with the ICC is a prerequisite for the Court's effective functioning.
[Hassan Merhi, the fifth indictee, was added to this list in July 2013].
The detention of the final Libya ICC indictee now offers the Libyan authorities the opportunity to focus fully on rebuilding their country and continuing the transition to democracy.
The crucial thing in this whole matter is the unscrupulous involvement of the Macedonian Hague Tribunal indictee in the daily political showdown.
On the contrary, it may have prompted the arrest of a lower-level indictee for crimes in Darfur.
Indeed, the first indictee held at the court, Thomas Lubanga, was delivered in 2006 by the authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
(105) Therefore, there is no sovereign right to confer a liberty interest on an ICTY indictee. An individual indicted by the ICTY is properly regarded as a fugitive from justice anywhere in the world.