counterclaim definition

  • noun:
    • A claim filed towards another claim, particularly in a legal activity.
    • a suit recorded by a defendant against a plaintiff secondary towards the original issue.
    • A claim made by a person as an offset to a claim made on him.
    • A claim in nature of a cross-action set up because of the defendant from the plaintiff in a lawsuit.
    • a claim filed versus another claim in a legal activity
    • A claim recorded versus another claim, particularly in a legal action.
    • a suit filed by a defendant against a plaintiff additional into initial grievance.
    • A claim made by an individual as an offset to a claim made on him.
    • A claim in the nature of a cross-action set up by the defendant from the plaintiff in a lawsuit.
    • a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal activity
  • verb-transitive:
    • To plead an opposing claim or make an opposing claim against.
    • To plead an opposing claim or make an opposing claim against.
  • verb:
    • To file a counterclaim.
    • create a claim in opposition to a previous claim
    • To submit a counterclaim.
    • set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim
  • others:
    • In law, to set up an affirmative security; make a counter-claim (which see).
    • In law, to create an affirmative defense; make a counter-claim (which see).

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