Complete Definition of "impeach"

English
Etymology
French empêcher, hinder, from Latin impedicare, fetter

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËtÊ|-iËtÊ

Verb
en-verb|impeach|es

#To hinder.
#To bring a legal proceeding against a public official, asserting that because he or she committed some offense, he or she should be removed from office.
#*President Clinton was impeached by the House in November 1999, but since the Senate acquitted him, he was not removed from office.
#To discredit an individual or group with presumed expertise.

Derived terms
impeachment

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