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A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy, and if successful, the court will ...

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Plaintiff definition, a person who brings suit in a court (opposed to defendant). See more.

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Plaintiff. The party who sues in a civil action; a complainant; the prosecution—that is, a state or the United States representing the people—in a criminal case.

Plaintiff - definition of plaintiff by The Free Dictionary


The party that institutes a suit in a court. [Middle English plaintif, from Anglo- Norman pleintif, from Old French plaintif, aggrieved; see plaintive.] American ...

Plaintiff dictionary definition | plaintiff defined - YourDictionary


The definition of a plaintiff is someone who brings a lawsuit against someone into court. An example of a plaintiff is a wife filing for divorce. YourDictionary ...

plaintiff Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary


plaintiff meaning, definition, what is plaintiff: someone who makes a legal complaint against someone else in court. Learn more.

Plaintiff - Legal Dictionary | Law.com


plaintiff. n. the party who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint with the clerk of the court against the defendant(s) demanding damages, performance and/or ...

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Synonyms for plaintiff at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.

plaintiff - definition of plaintiff in English from the Oxford dictionary


A person who brings a case against another in a court of law: the plaintiff ... In England and Wales the term plaintiff was officially replaced by claimant in 1999.

plaintiff - Online Etymology Dictionary


plaintiff (n.) Look up plaintiff at Dictionary.com: c. 1400, from Anglo-French pleintif (late 13c.), noun use of Old French plaintif "complaining; wretched, miserable," ...

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Plaintiff | Definition of Plaintiff by Merriam-Webster


law : a person who sues another person or accuses another person of a crime in a court of law. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: ...

plaintiff - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com


In a courtroom, the plaintiff is the person or group who is accusing another person or group of some wrongdoing. If you're the plaintiff, you are claiming that a law ...

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From Middle English plaintif, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French plaintif (“ complaining; as a noun, one who complains, a plaintiff”) from the verb plaindre.