inditer

indite

[in-dahyt]
verb (used with object), indited, inditing.
1.
to compose or write, as a poem.
2.
to treat in a literary composition.
3.
Obsolete. to dictate.
4.
Obsolete. to prescribe.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English enditen < Old French enditer < Vulgar Latin *indictāre, derivative of Latin indīctus past participle of indīcere to announce, proclaim. See in-2, dictum

inditement, noun
inditer, noun

indict, indite.
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indite (ɪnˈdaɪt)
 
vb
1.  archaic to write
2.  obsolete to dictate
 
[C14: from Old French enditer, from Latin indīcere to declare, from in-² + dīcere to say]
 
usage  Indite and inditement are sometimes wrongly used where indict and indictment are meant: he was indicted (not indited) for fraud
 
in'ditement
 
n
 
in'diter
 
n

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