1 tr to bring (a prisoner) before a court to answer an indictment
2 tr to call to account; complain about; accuse
(C14: from Old French araisnier to speak, accuse, from a-2 + raisnier, from Vulgar Latin rationare (unattested) to talk, argue, from Latin ratio a reasoning)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
accuse, call to account, charge, complain about, denounce, impeach, incriminate, indict, prosecute, take to task
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