Legal Definition and Related Resources of Demur

Meaning of Demur

To raise an objection in a pleading as to the sufficiency in law of the opponent’s pleading. See demurrer .

Synonyms of Demur


  • beg to differ
  • challenge
  • contradict
  • contravene
  • controvert
  • deny
  • differ
  • disagree
  • disapprove
  • disavow
  • dissent
  • enter a demurrer
  • exceptionem facere
  • not confirm
  • object
  • oppose
  • protest
  • raise objections
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • scruple
  • take exception
  • traverse
  • withhold assent

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Demur in the Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims

To object for legal insufficiency; to interpose a demurrer.

Note: This legal definition of Demur in the Dictionary of Law (English and American Jurisprudence) is from 1893.



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