petitioner

  • 1 petitioner — I noun applicant, asker, litigant, movant, one who applies for relief, one who files an application for relief, one who requests relief, party, pleader, solicitant, solicitor, supplex, supplicant associated concepts: aggrieved party II index… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Petitioner — Pe*ti tion*er, n. One who presents a petition. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Petitioner — A petitioner is a person who pleads with a governmental institution for a legal remedy or a redress of grievances.In the courtsThe petitioner may seek a legal remedy if the state or another private person has acted unlawfully. In this case, the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 petitioner — [[t]pətɪ̱ʃənə(r)[/t]] petitioners 1) N COUNT A petitioner is a person who presents or signs a petition. 2) N COUNT A petitioner is a person who brings a legal case to a court of law. [LEGAL] The judge awarded the costs of the case to the… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 Petitioner — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Petitioner >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 petitioner petitioner solicitor applicant Sgm: N 1 suppliant suppliant supplicant Sgm: N 1 suitor suitor candidate claimant postulant aspirant …

    English dictionary for students

  • 6 petitioner — UK [pəˈtɪʃ(ə)nə(r)] / US [pəˈtɪʃ(ə)nər] noun [countable] Word forms petitioner : singular petitioner plural petitioners 1) someone who organizes or signs a petition asking someone in authority to do something 2) a) legal someone who gives a court …

    English dictionary

  • 7 petitioner — petition ► NOUN 1) a formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority concerning a cause. 2) an appeal or request. 3) Law an application to a court for a writ, judicial action, etc. ► VERB ▪ make or present a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 petitioner — noun see petition II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 petitioner — See petitionary. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 petitioner — noun Someone who presents a petition to a court …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 petitioner — Synonyms and related words: accusant, accuser, adorer, allegator, appellant, applicant, asker, aspirant, beadsman, beggar, bidder, candidate, celebrant, chapelgoer, churchgoer, claimant, communicant, complainant, congregation, daily communicant,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 petitioner — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. applicant, solicitor, claimant, suitor; see candidate . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. One that asks a higher authority for something, as a favor or redress: appealer, appellant, suitor. See ASK, LAW. 2. A person who… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 petitioner — pe|ti|tion|er [pıˈtıʃənə US ər] n 1.) someone who writes or signs a petition 2.) law someone who asks for a legal case to be considered in a court of law …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 petitioner — pe|ti|tion|er [ pə tıʃnər ] noun count 1. ) someone who organizes or signs a petition asking someone in authority to do something 2. ) LEGAL someone who gives a court an official document in which they ask it to take legal action a ) someone who… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 petitioner — pe ti·tion·er || pɪ tɪʃənÉ™(r) n. one who submits a request; one who pleads, one who appeals; one who submits a legal demand …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 petitioner — n. Suppliant, solicitor, applicant, suitor …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 petitioner — noun (C) 1 someone who writes or signs a petition 2 law someone who asks for their marriage to be legally ended …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 petitioner — n solicitor, suitor, suppliant, supplicant, beseecher, petitionist; applicant, bidder, solicitant; candidate, aspirant, postulant, seeker; claimant, complainant, plaintiff, appellant, party …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 19 petitioner — pe·ti·tion·er …

    English syllables

  • 20 petitioner —   Ka mea noi …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary