Definitions of plaintiff

  1. One who begins a suit in a court of law. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. A complainant: (English law) one who commences a suit against another. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. One who begins a lawsuit against another. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. The person who sues another. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. The person who commences and carries on a suit in a court of law against a person, who is called the defendant. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for plaintiff

  1. Well, when you were cross- examining the plaintiff you asked her about a certain china ornament you had given her, which seems to have been originally intended for another young lady. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
  2. Two or three weeks back, the son of the plaintiff had entered his shop to purchase his provision of coffee, sugar, and flour, and had given him to change a good one- hundred- dollar bill of one of the New Orleans banks. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat