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

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb