HyperDic: plaintiff

English > 1 sense of the word plaintiff:
NOUNperson plaintiff, complainanta person who brings an action in a court of law
plaintiff > pronunciation
Soundspley'nahf; pley'ntahf
Rhymesaleph ... woodruff: 40 rhymes with ahf...
English > plaintiff: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who brings an action in a court of law.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowersuer, petitionersomeone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
Broaderlitigant, litigator(law) a party to a lawsuit
Oppositedefendant, suspectA person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law
Spanishactora, actor, acusadora, acusador, demandante, querellante
Catalanactora, actor, demandant, querellant

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