impeach (v.)

  1. challenge the honesty or veracity of; the lawyers tried to impeach the credibility of the witnesses'

  2. charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office; The President was impeached'

  3. bring an accusation against; level a charge against; The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse

    [ Syn: accuse , incriminate , criminate ]

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