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A Savoir

adverbbelow details now to be provided the following hence hereunder hereupon namely next now to be accounted for now to be announced now to be described now to be enunciated now...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AS.



Ab initio

(Lat. initium, beginning). From the beginning; entirely; as to all the acts done; in the inception. An estate may be said to be good, an agreement to be void, an act to be unlawful, a trespass to have existed, ab initio. Plowd. 6a; 11 East, 395; 10 Johns. (N. Y.) 253, 369; 1 Bl. Comm. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Judicial definitions, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB, Ability, Historical , Law Enforcement, and Legal Translation .



Abatement

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Abatement Meaning of Abatement A reduction; decrease; as in abatement of pecuniary legacies; where the funds or assets out of which legacies are payable are not sufficient to pay all the legacies in full, [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Definition, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Judicial definitions, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB, Abatement, Accounting, Accouting, chancery practice, Contracts, Etimology, Financial Law, Formato Extenso, Historical , Law Enforcement, Long Read, Most Popular, Nuisance, pleading, Remedies , Revival, and wills.



Abduct

verbcarry away convey away decamp denude deprive ensnare impress kidnap pirate purloin ravish shanghai spirit away subjugate take away take by force

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AB.



Abridge

In practice. To shorten a declaration or count by taking away or severing some of the substance of it. Brooke, Abr. Abridgment; Comyn, Dig. Abridgment; 1 Viner, Abr. 109. To abridge a plaint is to strike out a part of the demand, and pray that the tenant answer to [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labor Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AB and Legal History.



Accede

(Concede), verbabide by accept accord acknowledge acquiesce admit agree to approve assent back down capitulate comply concur conform consent deign

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Acceleration

The doctrine of acceleration as applied to the law of property refers to the hastening of the enjoyment of an estate which is otherwise postponed to a latter period . Acceleration is also a remedy used where there has been an anticipatory Repudiation of a contract or a [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Definition, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Accelerated Cost Recovery System, Bills, Notes, Property, Remainders, and Securities.



Accept

To receive with approval or satisfaction. Receive with intent to retain. In the context of bills of exchange, the term means to recognize the bill, and engage to pay it when due. Admit and agree to; as when accepting an offer.

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accession

To Property. The right to all which one's own property produces, whether that property be movable or immavable, including the increase of animals, and the right to that which is so united to it, either naturally i or artificially, as not to be readily separable. See 45 Vt. 4; 2 Kent, [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Accession, Commerce Policy, Diplomacy, Europe, Formato Extenso, International Public Law, Most Popular, Police, and Trade Policy.



Accommodate

verbaccept accommodare adapt adjust administer to agree aid arrange assist attune be capable of holding benefit bring into consistency bring to terms comfort ...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accord

To agree and concur. An agreement to accept, in extinction of an obligation, something different from or less than that to which the person agreeing to accept is entitled. Carpenter v Pacific States Savings and Loan Co., 64 P.2d 1102,19 Cal.App.2d 263.

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, J, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Accord, Contracts, French, JU, Legal Definition , Legal Process, Legal Translation , and Satisfaction.



Accordance

(Compact), nounaccommodation accord adjustment agreement arrangement conciliation concord concordance concurrence consonance contract entente cordiale pact reconcilement

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accost

verbaddress adoriri affront ambush approach assail assault assault belligerently attack beset compellare confront draw near fall upon rise in hostility before

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accountable

(Explainable), adjective construable deducible definable aescribable determinable explicable inferential interpretable renderable translatable (Responsible), adjective

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Accountants, Accounting, Accouting, and Financial Law.



Accroach

To attempt to exercise royal power. 4 Bl. Comm. 76. A knight who forcibly assaulted and detained one of the king's subjects till he paid him a sum of money was held to have committed treason on the ground of accroachment. 1 Hale, P. C. 80. In French Law. To delay. Whishaw. ...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC and Legal Translation .



Accumulate

(Amass), verbaccumulare agglomerate aggregate assemble bring together coacervare collect collect into a mass collect together colligate combine compile concentrate cumula...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accurate

adjectiveactual authentic bona fide careful clearcut conscientious correct defectfree dependable direct errorless exact executed with care explicit factual

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accuse

verbaccusare arguere attack blame bring a charge bring accusation bring in a true bill charge with citare cite complain against criminate denounce expose fix blam...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Accustomed

(Customary), adjective adsuetus common commonplace confirmed consuetudinal consuetudinary conventional established fixed habitual normal ordinary prevailing regular

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Acquainted

adjectiveadvised apprised attuned to awakened aware of briefed cognitus cognizant of conscious of conversant with enlightened informed instructed introduced to kn...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Acquire

Contemplates some positive action or step being taken, as contrasted with accrue which contemplates a result which flows naturally from events which have occurred. To gain, usually by one's own exertion; to get as one's own, as to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad [...]

Categories: A, N, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Legal Translation , and NA.



Acquisition

The act by which a person procures the property of a thing. The thing the property in which is secured. Original acquisition is that by which a man secures a property in a thing which is not at the time he acquires it, and in its then existing condition, the property of any other [...]

Categories: A, Investment Dictionary, Synonyms, and Tax Law. Tags: AC, Accounting, Accouting, Contracts, descent, Financial Law, Investment Definition, Legal Translation , and Property.



Acting

Adjective adjutant deputative deputy functioning holding legal rights conferred by another impermanent replacing representative representing shortterm speaking by delegated authority stan...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC and Most Popular.



Activity

nounassignment campaign cause crusade drive endeavor enterprise function interest movement operation pursuit undertaking venture work ...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Actual

Real; existing presently in act; as in actual possession as distinct from constructive possession. In legal phraseology the word excludes what is fictitious or supposed; having reference to something completed, or being in existence now. Actually is opposed to seemingly, pretendedly or [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AC, Actual, Formato Extenso, and Long Read.



Acute

adjectiveacer acuminate acutus alert apt astute aware clearsighted discerning fine foreseeing intuitive keen knowledgeable penetrating perceptive ...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AC.



Ad interim

(Lat.) In the meantime. An officer is sometimes appointed ad interim, when the principal officer is absent, or for some cause incapable of acting for the time. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labor Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AD and Legal History.



Ad Valorem

International Trade Meaning and Definition of Activity-Based-Cost (Abc)

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Trade Dictionary, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AD, Admiralty Law, Import Export Terms, International Trade Definition, Legal Process, and Taxation.



Addicted

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Addicted Meaning of Addicted Synonyms of Addicted adjective accustomed attached fanatic given over habituated imbued with in the habit indulgent [...]

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD and Etimology.



Addition

(Lat. additio, an adding to). Whatever is added to a man's name by way of title or description, as additions of mystery, place, or degree. Cowell; Termes de la Ley; 10 Wentw. PI. 371; Salk. 5; 2 Ld. Raym. 988; 1 Wils. 244. Additions are: (1) Additions of estate, as [...]

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Additional

adjectiveaccessory added additive additus adiectus another appended auxiliary collateral extra further included joined more other superadded super...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Address

In Equity Pleading. That part of a bill which contains the appropriate and technical description of the court where the plaintiff seeks his remedy. Coop. Eq. PI. 8; Bart. Suit in Eq. 26; Story, Eq. PI. S 26; Van Heythuysen, Eq. Draft. 2. In Legislation. A formal request addressed to the [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Judicial definitions, and Synonyms. Tags: AD, chancery Plead, equity practice, Historical , and Legislation.



Adequate

Sufficient; efficient, equal to what is required; suitable for the demands of the occasion; commensurate. An adequate compensation is one which reflects the just and market value of the property taken in eminent domain. An adequate consideration is one which is fair and reasonable under the [...]

Categories: A, P, and Synonyms. Tags: AD and PR.



Adjoin

verbabut on adiacere appose attingere be adjacent to be continguous to be joined to border on cohere conjoin connect converge juxtapose juxtaposit lie beside ...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Adjust

(Regulate), verbaccommodare accommodate adapt aptare attemper balance calibrate coordinate establish equilibrium even methodize moderate normalize reset restore e...

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AD and Insurance.



Adjuster

One who adjusts or settles an insurance claim; one who makes a determination of the amount of a claim and then makes an agreement with the insured as to a settlement.

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Finance Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, S, and Synonyms. Tags: AD, Adjuster, Insurance, maritime law, SA, and US Law .



Administrative

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Administrative Meaning of Administrative Synonyms of Administrative adjective directorial guiding managerial managing ministerial regulative [...]

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD and Etimology.



Admissibility

nounacceptability adequateness allowableness applicability appositeness appropriateness aptness eligibility fitness justifiability legality legitimacy permissibility pres...

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AD, Federal Civil Procedure, Judicial proceedings, Justice, Law, and Trial Admissibility.



Admissible

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Admissible Meaning of Admissible Synonyms of Admissible adjective a propos acceptable aequus allowable allowed applicable appropriate approvable [...]

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD, Etimology, and Legal Process.



Admittance

In English law. The act of giving possession of a copyhold estate. It is of three kinds, namely, upon a voluntary grant by the lord, upon a surrender by the former tenant, and upon descent. ...

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labor Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AD and Legal History.



Admittedly

adverbacceptedly allowedly assuredly authentically authoritatively avowedly certainly concededly confessedly doubtlessly genuinely incontestably incontrovertibly indisput...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Adoption

The act by which a person takes the child of another into his family, and treats him as his own. A juridical act creating between two persons certain relations, purely civil, or paternity and filiation. 6 Demolombe Code Nap. § 1. As used in the law the word has a strict significance [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Family Law Dictionary, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AD, Adoption, Adoption Definition, Adoption Family law, Child Adoption, Children, Connecticut , Formato Extenso, International Public Law, Legal Process, Long Read, and US Law.



Adoptive

adjectiveadoptivus appointive choosing discretional elective preferential selective Associated Concepts: adoptive father adoptive mother adoptive parent foster care inheritance by adopti...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Advantage

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Advantage Meaning of Advantage Synonyms of Advantage noun ascendancy asset assistance authority avail behoof benefit choice convenience dominance [...]

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Adversity

nounadverse circumstances adverse fortune affliction bale calamitas calamity catastrophe contretemps difficulty disaster distress hardship injuriousness injury mi...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AD.



Advisory

The term means counselling, suggesting or advising, but not imperative or conclusive. See McGraw v Marion County Plan Comm., 174 N.E.2d 757.

Categories: A, Synonyms, and U. Tags: AD and UN.



Affiliated

adjectiveallied associated closely allied closely related confederated connected coupled federated incorporated intimately allied intimately related joined with leagued l...

Categories: A and Synonyms. Tags: AF.



Affirmance

The confirmation of a voidable act by the party acting, who is to be bound thereby. The term is in accuracy to be distinguished from ratification, which is a recognition of the validity or binding force, as against the party ratifying, or some act performed by another person, [...]

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Procedure Law, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AF, Appeal, Contracts, Court, Error, Federal Courts, and US Law .



Affirmant

In practice. One who makes affirmation instead of making oath that the evidence which he is about to give shall be the truth, as if he had been sworn. ...

Categories: A, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Roman Law, and Synonyms. Tags: AF, practice, and Witnesses.