HyperDic: counterclaim

English > 2 senses of the word counterclaim:
NOUNactcounterclaima claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
VERBcommunicationcounterclaimset up a claim / claim in opposition to a previous claim / claim
counterclaim > pronunciation
Soundskaw'nterkley.m
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > counterclaim: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlegal action, action, action at lawA judicial proceeding brought by one party against another
Spanishcontrademanda, demanda reconvencional, reconvención
Catalancontrademanda, contradenúncia, reconvenció
Verbscounterclaimset up a claim / claim in opposition to a previous claim / claim
English > counterclaim: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningSet up a claim / claim in opposition to a previous claim / claim.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderclaimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
Spanishcontrademandar
Nounscounterclaima claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action

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