interplead
intransitive verb Etymology: Anglo-French enterpleder, from enter- inter- + pleder, plaider to plead — more at plead Date: 1567 to go to trial with each other in order to determine a right on which the action of a third party depends

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  • interplead — in·ter·plead /ˌin tər plēd/ vb [Anglo French enterpleder, from enter between, among + pleder to plead, from Old French plaidier] vt: to bring (adverse claimants) into court by interpleader the defendants can interplead injured stock purchasers if …   Law dictionary

  • interplead — [in΄tər plēd′] vi. INTERPLEADED or interplead [in΄tərpled′] or interpled, interpleading, interpleaded or [in΄tərpled′] [Anglo Fr entrepleder: see INTER & PLEAD] Law to initiate an interpleader …   English World dictionary

  • Interplead — In ter*plead , v. i. (Law) To plead against each other, or go to trial between themselves, as the claimants in an in an interpleader. See {Interpleader}. [Written also {enterplead}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interplead — The placing of funds in the Courts by a person when there are two or more competing claims for those monies. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • interplead — /in teuhr pleed /, v.i., interpleaded, interpleading. Law. 1. to litigate with each other in order to determine which of two parties is the rightful claimant against a third party. 2. to bring two or more claimants before a court to determine… …   Universalium

  • interplead — v. go to trial with each other to determine who has the right to bring a suit against a third party (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interplead — in·ter·plead …   English syllables

  • interplead — in•ter•plead [[t]ˌɪn tərˈplid[/t]] v. i. plead•ed, plead•ing law (in litigation between two parties) to determine judicially which party has the more valid claim against a third party • Etymology: 1325–75; late ME enterpleden < AF enterpleder; …   From formal English to slang

  • interplead — /ɪntəˈplid/ (say intuh pleed) verb (i) to litigate with each other in order to determine which is the rightful claimant against a third party …   Australian English dictionary

  • interplead — To interpose or file an interpleader in a pending suit …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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