Associations to the word «Defendant»

Wiktionary

DEFENDANT, noun. (legal) In civil proceedings, the party responding to the complaint; one who is sued and called upon to make satisfaction for a wrong complained of by another.
DEFENDANT, noun. (legal) In criminal proceedings, the accused.
DEFENDANT, adjective. Serving, or suitable, for defense; defensive.

Dictionary definition

DEFENDANT, noun. A person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.