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Meaning of SUBROGATION

Pronunciation:  `subru'geyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
 

SUBROGATION is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: commutation, exchange, substitution

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub`ro*ga"tion\, n. [Cf. F. subrogation, LL.
subrogatio.]
The act of subrogating. Specifically: (Law) The substitution
of one person in the place of another as a creditor, the new
creditor succeeding to the rights of the former; the mode by
which a third person who pays a creditor succeeds to his
rights against the debtor. --Bouvier. Burrill. Abbott.

 

 

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