charge with an offense
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • charge with offense — index indict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • charge — 1 n 1 a: something required: obligation b: personal management or supervision put the child in his charge c: a person or thing placed under the care of another 2: an authoritative instr …   Law dictionary

  • offense — of|fense [ ə fens ] noun *** ▸ 1 illegal act ▸ 2 make someone angry ▸ 3 in sports ▸ 4 something that makes you angry ▸ 5 process of attacking 1. ) count a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment: a traffic/drug/sex offense… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • offense — 1 offensive, aggression, *attack Analogous words: assault, *attack, onslaught, onset 2 Offense, resentment, umbrage, pique, dudgeon, huff are comparable when they mean a person s emotional reaction to what he regards as a slight, an affront, an… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • charge — Synonyms and related words: accountability, accounting for, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accredit, accusal, accusation, accuse, accusing, achievement, action, activate, adjure, administration, admission, admission fee, admonish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • capital offense — n. An offense for which execution is a possible punishment; also called a capital crime. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. capital offense …   Law dictionary

  • Inchoate offense — An inchoate offence is the crime of preparing for or seeking to commit another crime. The most common example of an inchoate offence is conspiracy. Inchoate offence has been defined as Conduct deemed criminal without actual harm being done,… …   Wikipedia

  • lesser included offense — One which is composed of some, but not all elements of a greater offense and which does not have any element not included in greater offense so that it is impossible to commit greater offense without necessarily committing the lesser offense.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • indictable offense — index crime, felony Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 indictable offense …   Law dictionary

  • criminal charge — An affidavit, complaint, indictment, or information which accuses the defendant or accused with the commission of a specified crime or offense and states the crime or offense in sufficient particulars to advise the defendant or accused of the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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