- to enter the name or names of on a jury list
- to choose (a jury) from such a list
transitive verbim·pan·eled, im·pan·el·ing, im·pan·els or im·pan·elled or im·pan·el·ling also em·pan·eled or em·pan·el·ing or em·pan·els or em·pan·elled or em·pan·el·ling Law
- To add or include (a person's name) on a list of persons selected for jury duty.
- To select (a jury) for trial from such a list.
Origin of impanelMiddle English empanellen, from Anglo-Norman empaneller : en-, in (from Latin in-; see in–2) + panel, piece of paper listing jurors, jury; see panel.
(third-person singular simple present impanels, present participle Commonwealth impanelling, US impaneling, simple past and past participle Commonwealth impanelled, US impaneled)
From Anglo-Norman empaneller.