plaintiff definition

  • noun:
    • Law The celebration that institutes a suit in a court.
    • A party taking a suit in civil-law against a defendant; accusers.
    • One who begins a personal activity or fit to obtain an answer for a personal injury to his liberties; -- in opposition to defendant.
    • In law, the person who starts a suit before a tribunal the data recovery of a claim: against defendant.
    • somebody who brings an action in a court of law
  • adjective:
    • See plaintive.
  • others:
    • Complaining.

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