Pursuer
Pursuer Pur*su"er, n. 1. One who pursues or chases; one who follows in haste, with a view to overtake. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl. & Scots Law) A plaintiff; a prosecutor. [1913 Webster]


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  • pursuer — index addict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pursuer — late 14c., agent noun from PURSUE (Cf. pursue) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pursuer — A pursuer in Scotland is the party who initiates a lawsuit before a Court of Scotland. The term is the same in civil and criminal proceedings. The pursuer is seeking a legal remedy, and if successful, the court will issue judgment in favour of… …   Wikipedia

  • pursuer — UK [pə(r)ˈsjuːə(r)] / US [pərˈsuər] noun [countable] Word forms pursuer : singular pursuer plural pursuers someone who pursues someone or something Their pursuers were getting close …   English dictionary

  • pursuer — pursue ► VERB (pursues, pursued, pursuing) 1) follow in order to catch or attack. 2) seek to attain (a goal). 3) engage in or continue with (an activity or course of action). 4) continue to investigate or discuss. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • pursuer — noun 1. a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture (Freq. 3) always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers • Syn: ↑chaser • Derivationally related forms: ↑chase (for: ↑chaser), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pursuer — noun see pursue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pursuer — /peuhr sooh euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that pursues. 2. Scots Law, Eccles. Law. a plaintiff or complainant. [1350 1400; ME; see PURSUE, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pursuer — noun a) One who pursues. b) The party who initiates a lawsuit; a plaintiff …   Wiktionary

  • pursuer — Synonyms and related words: addict, adherent, admirer, adorer, amorist, appendage, attendant, buff, bug, cavaliere servente, chaser, collector, courtier, dangler, demon, dependent, disciple, eager beaver, energumen, enthusiast, faddist, fan,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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