As a noun edict
is a proclamation of law or other authoritative command.
As a verb indict is
to accuse of wrongdoing; charge.
a proclamation of law or other authoritative command
To accuse of wrongdoing; charge.
(legal) To make a formal accusation or indictment for a crime against (a party) by the findings of a jury, especially a grand jury.
- a book that indicts modern values
- his former manager was indicted for fraud