Surrebut Sur`re*but", v. i. [Pref. sur + rebut.] (Law) To reply, as a plaintiff to a defendant's rebutter. [1913 Webster]

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  • surrebut — index rebut, reply, retort, return (respond) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • surrebut — |sər+ intransitive verb Etymology: sur + rebut : to reply by or in a surrebutter * * * surrebut /sur i butˈ/ (law) intransitive verb To reply to a defendant s rebutter ORIGIN: ↑sur • • • surrebuttˈal noun A plaintiff s evidence or presentation of …   Useful english dictionary

  • surrebut — sur·rebut …   English syllables

  • rebut — re·but /ri bət/ vt re·but·ted, re·but·ting [Anglo French reboter rebuter to answer a charge, bar from an action, literally, to repulse, rebuff, from Old French reboter, from re back + boter to push, butt]: to refute, counteract, or disprove (as… …   Law dictionary

  • reply — re·ply n: a plaintiff s or complainant s response to a plea, allegation, or counterclaim in the defendant s answer Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. reply …   Law dictionary

  • return — re·turn 1 vt 1 a: to give (an official account or report) to a superior (as by a list or statement) return the names of all residents in the ward return a list of jurors b: to bring back (as a writ, verdict, or indictment) to an office or… …   Law dictionary

  • retort — I verb answer, answer back, come back, counter, countercharge, counterclaim, make a rebuttal, parry, rebut, rejoin, replicate, reply, requite, respond, respondere, return, riposte, say in reply, snap back, surrebut, surrejoin II index answer… …   Law dictionary

  • confute — Synonyms and related words: answer, answer conclusively, antagonize, argue down, be antipathetic, be inimical, beat against, break, clash, collide, conflict, conflict with, confound, contradict, contrapose, contravene, controvert, counter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • counterclaim — Synonyms and related words: confutation, confute, contraremonstrance, counteraccusation, counterblast, countercharge, counterdemand, counterreply, counterstatement, defense, make a rebuttal, rebut, rebuttal, rebutter, refutation, refute, rejoin,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rebut — Synonyms and related words: advocate, allege in support, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, argue for, assert, be contrary to, belie, blow sky high, break, call into question, challenge, champion, confound, confute, contend for, contest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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