Joinder
Joinder Join"der, n. [F. joindre. See {Join}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction. [1913 Webster]

Confirmed by mutual joinder of your hands. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) (a) A joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit. (b) Acceptance of an issue tendered in law or fact. (c) A joining of causes of action or defense in civil suits or criminal prosecutions. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • joinder — join·der / jȯin dər/ n [Anglo French, from joinder to join, from Old French joindre, from Latin jungere]: the act or an instance of joining: as a: a joining of parties as coplaintiffs or codefendants in a suit; also: a joining of claims by one… …   Law dictionary

  • joinder — in civil law falls under two categories: joinder of claims, and joinder of parties. Joinder of claims is addressed in U.S. law by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure No. 18(a). That Rule allows claimants to consolidate all claims that they have… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • joinder — (n.) act of joining together (usually in specific legal senses), c.1600, from Fr. joindre to join, taken as a noun (see JOIN (Cf. join)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • joinder — [join′dər] n. [OFr joindre, use of inf. as n.: see JOIN] 1. a joining; act of meeting or coming together 2. Law a) a joining of causes b) a joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants c) a uniting on facts or procedure …   English World dictionary

  • joinder — Joining or coupling together; uniting two or more constituents or elements in one; uniting with another person in some legal step or proceeding; union; concurrence. The consent to an agreement or document by a party who has an interest in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • joinder — Joining or coupling together; uniting two or more constituents or elements in one; uniting with another person in some legal step or proceeding; union; concurrence. The consent to an agreement or document by a party who has an interest in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Joinder — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

  • joinder — noun Etymology: Anglo French joinder, joindre, from joindre to join Date: 1601 1. conjunction 1 2. a. (1) a joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit (2) a joining of causes of action or defense b. acceptance of an issue tendered …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • joinder — /joyn deuhr/, n. 1. the act of joining. 2. Law. a. the joining of causes of action in a suit. b. the joining of parties in a suit. c. the acceptance by a party to an action of an issue tendered. [1595 1605; < F joindre. See JOIN, ER3] * * * …   Universalium

  • joinder — noun The joining a litigant to a suit …   Wiktionary

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