Visit the forum if you have a language query!

defendant

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology

From defend + -ant

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
defendant

Plural
{{{1}}}

defendant ({{{1}}})
  1. (law) In civil proceedings, the party responding to the complaint; one who is sued and called upon to make satisfaction for a wrong complained of by another.
  2. (law) In criminal proceedings, the accused.

Related terms

Translations

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE