Synonyms for prosecute
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes
Arraign is an official word; a person accused of crime is arraigned when he is formally called into court, the indictment read to him, and the demand made of him to plead guilty or not guilty; in more extended use, to arraign is to call in question for fault in any formal, public, or official way. One may charge another with any fault, great or trifling, privately or publicly, formally or informally. Accuse is stronger than charge, suggesting more of the formal and criminal; a person may charge a friend with unkindness or neglect; he may accuse a tramp of stealing. Censure carries the idea of fault, but not of crime; it may be private and individual, or public and official. A judge, a president, or other officer of high rank may be impeached before the appropriate tribunal for high crimes; the veracity of a witness may be impeached by damaging evidence. A person of the highest character may be summoned as defendant in a civil suit; or he may be cited to answer as administrator, etc. Indict and arraign apply strictly to criminal proceedings, and only an alleged criminal is indicted or arraigned. One is indicted by the grand jury, and arraigned before the appropriate court.
Arraign at the bar, before the tribunal, of or for a crime; on or upon an indictment.
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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
conduct a prosecution in a court of law
bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
"The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson"
prosecute, engage, pursueverb
carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
"She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
rent, quest for, act on, occupy, follow up on, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, engage, go after, follow, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, quest after, plight, enlist
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It is important to separate the roll of politics in setting priorities and the decision to prosecute cases. And in the Justice Department that is what we do on a daily basis, that is how are trained. So, it is not difficult for me, as deputy attorney general, you are move involved in policy making, but in terms of the principles of the department and how we conduct our investigations and who we prosecute, those decisions are going to be made in the same way they have always been made.
When you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away, now, we don't have to prosecute them, but then we're not prosecuting them for coming in illegally. That's not good.
Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your own family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine. Do as you would be done by. If you tell lies about a product, you will be found out -- either by the Government, which will prosecute you, or by the consumer, who will punish you by not buying your product a second time. Good products can be sold by honest advertising. If you don't think the product is good, you have no business to be advertising it.
Right now there is no accountability for the people who came to these protests and attacked our police and we haven't seen a willingness from the Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham attorney to prosecute them, we need the federal government to do its job and prosecute these people.
Some conservatives are surprised to find people on the Left supporting the war in Afghanistan. It's not surprising at all…It is hard for the government to prosecute a war and not expand…Conservatives may think they can support war and oppose the expansion of the state, but that is like trying to square the circle. What makes them think they can contain the expansion?
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