Legal Definition and Related Resources of Joinder

Meaning of Joinder

Joining or coupling together. Uniting of several parties or several claims in one complaint or declaration .

Joinder Alternative Definition

A joining or uniting together ; persons or things together; as of several persons as plaintiffs or defendants in one suit, or of several causes of action, or counts, in one declaration. 1 Chit. PI. 8, 41, 64, 84, 199.

Synonyms of Joinder


  • assemblage
  • bringing together
  • coalescence
  • combination
  • concatenation
  • conjugation
  • conjunction
  • connection
  • coupling
  • joining
  • junction
  • linkage
  • linking
  • Associated Concepts: fraudulent joinder
  • improper joinder
  • joinder of issue
  • joinder of parties
  • misjoinder
  • permissive joinder
  • severance unification
  • union

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Joinder in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Mentioned in these terms

General Demurrer, Joinder Of Causes Of Actions, Joinder Of Error, Misjoinder, Non-joinder.

Translate Joinder from English to Spanish

Translation of Joinder, with examples. More about free online translation into Spanish of Unión de varias acusaciones de delito de un solo proceso and other legal terms is available here.


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This term is a noun.

Etimology of Joinder

(You may find joinder at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

act of joining together (usually in specific legal senses), c. 1600, from French joindre “to join,” taken as a noun (see join).

Meaning of Joinder in Spanish

Description/ translation of joinder into Spanish: acumulación (de causas)[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where joinder belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Joinder published by Antonio Peñaranda


See Also

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  • Concept of Joinder in the context of Real Property

    A short definition of Joinder: Joining together in some legal proceeding.

    Concept of Joinder in the context of Real Property

    A short definition of Joinder: Joining together in some legal proceeding.



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