Lawyer

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Lawyer->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lawyer
lawyer
attorney
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counsel
counsel
counsellor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ jurist
jurist
legist
civilian
pundit
publicist
juris consult
legal adviser
advocate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ barrister
barrister
barrister at law
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ King's or Queen's counsel
King's or Queen's counsel
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ K.C.
K.C.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ Q.C.
Q.C.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ silk gown
silk gown
leader
sergeant-at-law
bencher
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tubman
tubman
judge
&c. 967
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bar
bar
legal profession
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ gentleman of the long robe
gentleman of the long robe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ junior bar
junior bar
outer bar
inner bar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ equity draftsman
equity draftsman
conveyancer
pleader
special pleader
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ solicitor
solicitor
proctor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ notary
notary
notary public
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ scrivener
scrivener
cursitor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ writer
writer
writer to the signet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ S.S.C.
S.S.C.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ limb of the law
limb of the law
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ pettifogger
pettifogger
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ vakil
vakil
PARAG:Lawyer->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ practice at the bar
practice at the bar
practice within the bar
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ plead
plead
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ call to the bar
call to the bar
be called to the bar
be called within the bar
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take silk
take silk
PARAG:Lawyer->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ learned in the law
learned in the law
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at the bar
at the bar
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ forensic
forensic

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • lawyer — law‧yer [ˈlɔːjə ǁ ˈlɒːjər] noun [countable] LAW someone whose job is to give legal advice, write formal agreements, and represent people in courts compare barrister, solicitor * * * lawyer UK US /ˈlɔɪər/ noun [C] (US also …   Financial and business terms

  • Lawyer — law·yer / lȯ yər/ n: one whose profession is to advise clients as to legal rights and obligations and to represent clients in legal proceedings Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. lawyer …   Law dictionary

  • lawyer — law·yer / lȯ yər/ n: one whose profession is to advise clients as to legal rights and obligations and to represent clients in legal proceedings Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. lawyer …   Law dictionary

  • lawyer — lawyer, counselor, barrister, counsel, advocate, attorney, solicitor Lawyer is the general term designating a person versed in the principles of law and authorized to practice law in the courts or to serve clients in the capacity of legal agent… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lawyer —    Lawyer is not normally used as a professional title in standard English, but the city attorney in The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones, by Jesse Hill Ford, is always referred to by the townspeople as ‘Lawyer Hedgepath’, and addressed in that way …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • lawyer — [lô′yər] n. [ME lawyere: see LAW & IER] a person who has been trained in the law, esp. one whose profession is advising others in matters of law or representing them in lawsuits vi. to work as a lawyer lawyerly adj. SYN. LAWYER is the general… …   English World dictionary

  • Lawyer — Law yer, n. [From {Law}, like bowyer, fr. bow.] 1. One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lawyer — (engl., spr. laojer, von law, »Gesetz, Recht«), Rechtskundiger, namentlich Sachwalter, Advokat …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lawyer — (engl., spr. lahjĕr), Sachwalter, Rechtsanwalt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • lawyer — late 14c. (mid 14c. as a surname), from M.E. lawe law (see LAW (Cf. law)) + iere. Spelling with y first attested 1610s (see YER (Cf. yer)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lawyer — [n] person who is trained to counsel or argue in cases of law advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, counsel, counsellor, counselor, defender, jurisprudent, jurist, legal adviser, legal eagle*, legist, member of the bar, mouthpiece*,… …   New thesaurus

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