Definition of Prosecution:

  1. Legal proceedings in which a person accused of a criminal offense is tried in a court by the government (state) appointed public prosecutor called district attorney (US) or public prosecutor.

  2. The continuation of a course of action with a view to its completion.

  3. The institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge.

Synonyms of Prosecution

Indictment, Accusation, Denunciation, Prosecution, Trial, Charge, Summons, Citation, Accusal, Accusation, Accusing, Action, Allegation, Allegement, Arraignment, Bill of particulars, Blame, Bringing of charges, Bringing to book, Carrying out, Case, Cause, Cause in court, Charge, Chase, Complaint, Completion, Count, Delation, Denouncement, Denunciation, Discharge, Dogging, Effectuation, Enforcement, Execution, Follow, Follow-up, Following, Fulfillment, Hue and cry, Hunting, Impeachment, Implication, Imputation, Indictment, Information, Innuendo, Insinuation, Judicial process, Lawsuit, Laying of charges, Legal action, Legal case, Legal proceedings, Legal process, Legal remedy, Litigation, Observance, Plaint, Proceedings, Pursuance, Pursuing, Pursuit, Quest, Reproach, Searching, Seeking, Shadowing, Stalking, Suit, Suit at law, Taxing, Tracking, Tracking down, Trailing, Transaction, True bill, Unspoken accusation, Veiled accusation, Execution, Application, Carrying out, Carrying through, Performance, Enactment, Administration

How to use Prosecution in a sentence?

  1. They lacked the funds to embark on private prosecutions.
  2. The defendant was very worried about the prosecution because he did not have a good defense attorney working for him.
  3. The young man was up for prosecution in the court of law after he broke the window in his neighborhood store and refused to pay for the damages.
  4. The prosecution argued that the defendant knowingly committed bribery and that they could prove this charge based off of surveillance that had been captured of the defendant during his criminal investigation.

Meaning of Prosecution & Prosecution Definition