Impeach – meaning of the word and examples

If a court or a group in authority impeaches a president or other senior official, it charges them with committing a crime which makes them unfit for office. (Collins Dictionary)

To make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job, especially in the US. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To charge with a crime or misdemeanor. (Merriam – Webster)

To remove from office especially for misconduct. (Merriam – Webster)

To bring an accusation against. (Merriam – Webster)

To cast doubt on. (Merriam – Webster)

To accuse (a public official) before an appropriate tribunal of misconduct in office. (

To bring an accusation against. (


Mark Penn: House Democrats shouldn’t impeach Trump.

Democrats and Trump: What does it take to impeach a president?

The impeach mob is gathering. Trump (and Americans) deserve better.


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