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Meaning of PETITIONER

Pronunciation:  put'ishunur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"
  2. [n]  someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
 

PETITIONER is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: suer, suppliant, supplicant
 
 See Also: applicant, applier, besieger, canvasser, complainant, plaintiff, postulant, solicitor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pe*ti"tion*er\, n.
One who presents a petition.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: The person filing an action in a court of original jurisdiction. Also, the person who appeals the judgment of a lower court. (See respondent.)
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accusant, accuser, adorer, allegator, appellant, applicant, asker, aspirant, beadsman, beggar, bidder, candidate, celebrant, chapelgoer, churchgoer, claimant, communicant, complainant, congregation, daily communicant, delator, evangelist, idolater, impeacher, impugner, indictor, informer, libelant, party, plaintiff, postulant, prayer, prosecutor, revivalist, seeker, solicitant, solicitor, suitor, suppliant, supplicant, supplicator, the prosecution, venerator, votary, worshiper
 

 

 

 

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