formally accuse of or charge with a serious crime.
"his former manager was indicted for fraud"
Origin: Middle English endite, indite, from Anglo-Norman French enditer, based on Latin indicere ‘proclaim, appoint,’ from in- ‘toward’ + dicere ‘pronounce, utter.’
|synonym: charge with, accuse of, arraign for, take to court for, put on trial for, bring to trial for, prosecute for;
cite for, impeach for
"the teenager was indicted for second-degree robbery"