v. (legal) to issue a formal charge of a crime// to accuse
prosecute, charge, incriminate
exonerate, absolve, acquit
1. The Supreme Court decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson.
2. The criminals indicted for murder were sentenced to life in prison.
CNN Mo Ivory on No Indictment for Officer in Chokehold Death of Eric Garner 12/4/14