Definition: to add to a list or select for a panel, board, or jury
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): empanel, list, select
1. Before the trial begins, the court will impanel twelve citizens to hear the case.
2. The council needs to impanel two new members before it can begin its policy-making duties.
3. Because Hank doesn’t believe in the death penalty, he prays the court won’t impanel him as a juror in a murder trial.