What does indictable mean?

indictable meaning in General Dictionary

Capable of being or liable to be indicted subject to indictment as an indictable offender or offense

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  • liable to be accused, or cause of such responsibility
  • effective at becoming, or prone to be, indicted; susceptible to indictment; since, an indictable offender or offense.

indictable meaning in Law Dictionary

right or necessary to be prosecuted by procedure of Indictment.


indictable meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) with the capacity of becoming, or prone to be, indicted; at the mercy of indictment; since, an indictable offender or offense.


Sentence Examples with the word indictable

The forcible rescue of goods legally distrained or the rescuing of cattle by pound breach are misdemeanours indictable at common law, but the more usual procedure is a civil action under 2 W.

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