HyperDic: counterplea

English > 1 sense of the word counterplea:
NOUNcommunicationcounterpleaa plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea
English > counterplea: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderplea(law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)

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