moot definition

  • noun:
    • Law A hypothetical instance argued legally students as an exercise.
    • An ancient English meeting, especially a representative meeting regarding the freemen of a shire.
    • A moot judge.
    • A system of arbitration in a lot of aspects of Africa when the primary goal would be to settle a dispute and reintegrate adversaries into society in the place of assess charges.
    • A gathering of Rovers (18 - 26 year old Scouts). Frequently a camp lasting 2 weeks.
    • A social gathering of pagans, ordinarily held in a public household.
    • Vagina.
    • A ring for gauging wood pins.
    • a gathering for conversation and deliberation; esp., a gathering of the people of a village or district, in Anglo-Saxon times, when it comes to discussion and settlement of things of typical interest; -- frequently in structure.
    • A discussion or debate; specially, a discussion of fictitious causes through rehearse.
    • A meeting; a formal installation.
    • The place of such a meeting.
    • at the beginning of English record, a court created by assembling the men of this town or tun, the hundred, or the kingdom, or their particular representatives.
    • Dispute; discussion; discussion; particularly, in law, an argument on a hypothetical instance by way of practice.
    • An obsolete variation of mot.
    • In ship-building:
    • A ring used to gage the diameter of treenails.
    • a bit of wood bound with metal at both finishes, found in making obstructs.
    • a hypothetical case that law students argue as a workout
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bring up as an interest for conversation or debate.
    • To discuss or debate. See Synonyms at broach1.
    • Law To plead or argue (a case) in a moot judge.
    • To argue pros and cons; to debate; to talk about; to propose for discussion.
    • Specifically: to talk about by means of exercise; to argue for practice; to propound and discuss in a mock court.
    • To make inconsequential, as having no effect on the practical outcome; to make educational.
  • adjective:
    • susceptible to debate; arguable: a moot question.
    • Law Without appropriate relevance, through having already been previously determined or satisfied.
    • Of no practical significance; irrelevant.
    • at the mercy of conversation (originally at a moot); arguable, debatable, unsolved or impractical to resolve.
    • Having no useful effect or relevance.
    • Being a fitness of idea; educational.
    • topic, or available, to argument or discussion; undecided; debatable; mooted.
    • Of purely theoretical or academic interest; having no practical consequence.
    • open to argument or discussion
    • of no legal value (as having already been previously determined)
  • verb:
    • to create up as a subject for discussion, to recommend.
    • to go over or debate.
    • to produce or declare unimportant.
    • See 1st mot.
    • think of very carefully; weigh
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To argue or plead in a supposed case.
  • others:
    • associated with or linked to debatable concerns; at the mercy of discussion; talked about or discussed; debatable; unsettled.
    • To debate; reveal; argue pros and cons; introduce or distribute for discussion.
    • especially
    • in-law, to plead or argue (an underlying cause or supposed cause) just by way of workout or rehearse.
    • To speak; utter.
    • To argue; dispute.
    • To plead or argue a supposed cause.
    • To dig.

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