Lawsuit

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Lawsuit->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lawsuit
lawsuit
suit
action
cause
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ litigation
litigation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ suit in law
suit in law
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dispute
dispute
&c. 713
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ citation
citation
arraignment
prosecution
impeachment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ accusation
accusation
&c. 938
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ presentment
presentment
true bill
indictment
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ apprehension
apprehension
arrest
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ committal
committal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ imprisonment
imprisonment
&c.(restraint) 751
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ writ
writ
summons
subpoena
latitat
nisi prius
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ venire
venire
venire facias pleadings
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ declaration
declaration
bill
claim
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ proces verbal
proces verbal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bill of right
bill of right
information
corpus delicti
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ affidavit
affidavit
state of facts
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ answer
answer
replication
plea
demurrer
rebutter
rejoinder
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ surrebutter
surrebutter
surrejoinder
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ suitor
suitor
party to a suit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ litigant
litigant
&c. 938
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ hearing
hearing
trial
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ verdice
verdice
&c.(judgment) 480
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ appeal
appeal
appeal motion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ writ of error
writ of error
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ certiorari
certiorari
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ case
case
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ decision
decision
precedent
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ decided case
decided case
reports
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ 1
???>v.
go to law
appeal to the law
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ bring to justice
bring to justice
bring to trial
bring to the bar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ put on trial
put on trial
pull up
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ accuse
accuse
&c. 938
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ prefer a claim
prefer a claim
file a claim
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ take the law of
take the law of
inform against
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ serve with a writ
serve with a writ
cite
apprehend
arraign
sue
prosecute
bring an action against
indict
impeach
attach
distrain
commit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ arrest
arrest
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ summon
summon
summons
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ give in charge
give in charge
&c.(restrain) 751
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ empanel a jury
empanel a jury
implead
join issue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ close the pleadings
close the pleadings
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ set down for hearing
set down for hearing
GRP: \\ N \\ 11
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ try
try
hear a cause
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ sit in judgment
sit in judgment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ adjudicate
adjudicate
&c. 480
PARAG:Lawsuit->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ litigious
litigious
&c.(quarrelsome) 713
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ qui tam
qui tam
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ coram judice
coram judice
sub judice
PARAG:Lawsuit->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ pendente lite
pendente lite

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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