impeach

[v] - challenge the honesty or credibility of 2. [v] - charge with an offense or misdemeanor 3. [v] - charge with a crime or misdemeanor
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Impeach

Im·peach' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Impeached ; present participle & verbal noun Impeaching .] [ Middle English empeechier to prevent, hinder, bar, French empêcher , Latin impedicare to entangle...
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Impeach

Im·peach' noun Hindrance; impeachment. [ Obsolete]
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Impeach

• (v. t.) To hinder; to impede; to prevent. • (v. t.) To charge with a crime or misdemeanor; to accuse; especially to charge (a public officer), before a competent tribunal, with misbehavior in office; to cite before a tribunal for judgement of official misconduct; to arraign; as, to impeach a judge. See Impeachment. • (v. t.) Hence,...
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impeach

impeach 1. To charge a serving government official with serious misconduct while in office. 2. To remove someone; such as, a President or a judge from public office because of having committed serious crimes and misdemeanors or because of other gross misconduct. 3. To charge someone with a crime or misdemeanor. 4. To question a person's good char...
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Impeach

[motion] The motion to impeach is used to bring an accusation against a person. A majority vote is needed to put the accused on trial. A majority vote convicts for a minor offense, and a two-thirds vote for a major offense. A vote of censure or reprimand requires majority vote, and suspension or expulsion a two-thirds vote. Robert`s Rules o...
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Impeach

To sue, accuse or dispute. Contradicting the statement of the the witness by providing another statement by someone or bringing in the evidence of happening outside the court. It also refers to the punishment in form of removal from the duty of government official for a public crime commited.
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impeach

To attack credibility of a witness. Also, to charge with a crime or misconduct, in particular, to charge a public official with a violation of the public trust. Also, to challenge the authenticity or accuracy of a document.
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Impeach

1) To discredit, for example, to show that a witness is not believable -- perhaps because the witness made statements that are inconsistent with present testimony, or has a reputation for not being a truthful person. 2) The process of charging a public official, such as the U.S. president or a federal judge, with a crime or misconduct, which result...
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Impeach

To charge somebody, usually a government official, with serious misconduct. To cast somebody out of public office, for example a president or courtroom judge because of a serious crime or misdemeanor
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