Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb impeach

3 senses of impeach

Sense 1
impeach -- (challenge the honesty or veracity of; "the lawyers tried to impeach the credibility of the witnesses")
       => challenge -- (issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match")

Sense 2
impeach -- (charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office; "The President was impeached")
       => charge, lodge, file -- (file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife")

Sense 3
accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate -- (bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse")
       => charge, accuse -- (blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference")

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