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Definition 1: a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for defendant in the sense of this definition

(defendant is a kind of ...) (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation

"plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"

(... is a kind of defendant ) a defendant in a criminal proceeding

(... is a kind of defendant ) a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action

(defendant belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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