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press charges

verb as in litigate

verb as in prefer charges

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Example Sentences

The police asked if Spahn wished to press charges, but he said he did not.

In the Liberty case, the victim is said to have chosen not to press charges.

The question is why she then decided to not to press charges.

According to Haidak's complaint, Gibney declined API's offers to press charges or seek counseling.

Eighty percent of women will never press charges, and in most cases, will never tell anyone.

By the eighties it is very clear that the justices were ceasing to press charges against witches.

"I've decided not to press charges against the fellow confined below," he announced.

It had cost Papa a fortune to persuade the teacher not to press charges.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to press charges, such as: prosecute, appeal, contest, dispute, sue, and drag into court.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.