Legal Definition and Related Resources of Litigant

Meaning of Litigant

A party to a lawsuit ; one engaged litigation ; usually spoken of active partir not of nominal ones.

Litigant Alternative Definition

One engaged in a suit; one fond of litigation.

Litigant Legal Definition

A party to a lawsuit.

United States Constitutional Meaning of Litigant

A party to a legal action.

Synonyms of Litigant


  • adversary
  • adverse party
  • appellant
  • appellee
  • claimant
  • complainant
  • contender
  • contestant
  • controversialist
  • correspondent
  • defendant
  • the defense
  • disputant
  • intervenor
  • legal adversary
  • legal opponent
  • litigationist
  • litigator
  • opponent
  • opponent in a lawsuit
  • party
  • party to a suit
  • petitioner
  • plaintiff
  • respondent
  • suitor

Related Entries of Litigant in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Litigant in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Litigant in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Adversary, Alternative, Barrister, Burden Of Proof, Champerty, Civil Contempt, Costs, Discovery, Execution, Judicial Discretion, Mutuality Of Estoppel.


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English Spanish Translation of Litigant

Litigante (m. o f.)

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Litigant in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of litigant.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Meaning of Litigant in the U.S. Legal System

Definition of Litigant published by the National Association for Court Management: A party to a lawsuit. Litigation refers to a case, controversy, or lawsuit.




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