defendant definition

  • noun:
    • Law The celebration against which an action is brought.
    • In municipal proceedings, the party answering the problem; one who is sued and asked to help make pleasure for a wrong complained of by another.
    • In criminal procedures, the accused.
    • One who defends; a defender.
    • people needed to make solution in an action or match; -- against plaintiff.
    • a person who defends against an assailant, or against the approach of evil or risk; a defender.
    • in-law, an event sued in a court of legislation, whether in a civil or a criminal proceeding; a person who is summoned into judge, he could have possibility to defend, deny, or oppose the need or cost, and continue maintaining his or her own right.
    • people or organization against whom an action is introduced a court of legislation; the individual becoming sued or accused
  • adjective:
    • Serving, or suitable, for security; defensive.
    • Making security.
  • others:
    • Defensive; correct for protection.
    • in-law, making defense; being into the attitude of a defendant: because, the celebration defendant.

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