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Meaning of LAWSUIT

Pronunciation:  'lo`soot

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (law) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"

LAWSUIT is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: case, causa, cause, suit
 See Also: bastardy proceeding, civil suit, class action, class-action suit, criminal suit, legal proceeding, paternity suit, proceeding, proceedings



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Law"suit`\, n.
An action at law; a suit in equity or admiralty; any legal
proceeding before a court for the enforcement of a claim.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are entangled in a lawsuit, forewarns that you rivals are publicly defaming your character. Dreaming that you are studying law indicates that you will make a rapid rise in your chosen career path.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: An action or proceeding in a civil court; term used for a suit or action between two private parties in a court of law.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accusal, accusation, accusing, action, allegation, allegement, arraignment, bill of particulars, blame, bringing of charges, bringing to book, case, cause, charge, complaint, count, delation, denouncement, denunciation, impeachment, implication, imputation, indictment, information, innuendo, insinuation, laying of charges, plaint, prosecution, reproach, suit, taxing, true bill, unspoken accusation, veiled accusation