What does the word impeach mean?

Usage examples for impeach

  1. The House unanimously voted to impeach him, but on the day when the vote was taken he resigned and the President accepted the resignation. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. In England the people and the Parliament would impeach the whole Cabinet. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  3. This so angered the king that he tore the Protestation out of the journal and presently dissolved the intractable Parliament; but the quarrel continued, and James's last Parliament had the audacity to impeach his lord treasurer. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes