Impleader
Impleader Im*plead"er, n. (Law) One who prosecutes or sues another. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • impleader — im·plead·er /im plē dər/ n: the act or procedural device of impleading a third party; specif: a petition or complaint brought in a lawsuit by a plaintiff or defendant against a third party who may be liable to that plaintiff or defendant – called …   Law dictionary

  • Impleader — is a procedural device before trial in which one party joins a third party into a lawsuit because that third party is liable to an original defendant: for example, in a case where a driver rear ended another car due to faulty brakes, and is sued… …   Wikipedia

  • impleader — [im pleadər] n. a legal procedure by which a defendant brings into an action a new party who may be liable for all or part of the plaintiff s claim against the defendant …   English World dictionary

  • impleader — /im plee deuhr/, n. Law. a procedural method by which an original party to an action may bring in and make a claim against a third party in connection with the claim made against the original party. Also called third party procedure. [1570 80;… …   Universalium

  • impleader — noun A procedural device before trial in which a party joins a third party into a lawsuit because that third party is liable to an original defendant …   Wiktionary

  • impleader — n. plaintiff; accuser …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impleader — im·plead·er …   English syllables

  • impleader — Procedure by which party is impleaded. See implead third party practice vouching in Compare interpleador joinder …   Black's law dictionary

  • impleader — Procedure by which party is impleaded. See implead third party practice vouching in Compare interpleador joinder …   Black's law dictionary

  • impleader — Broadly, the joining of a person as a party to an action. As known under modern code or rules practice, the bringing into an action as a party of a person liable over to or liable with the defendant. 39 Am J1st Parties § 90. The bringing into an… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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