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Plaintiff

Plain´tiff
n.1.(Law) One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; - opposed to defendant.
a.1.See Plaintive.
Noun1.Plaintiffplaintiff - a person who brings an action in a court of law
Synonyms: complainant
Antonyms:
defendant, suspect - a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused

PLAINTIFF, practice. He who, in a personal action, seeks a remedy for an injury to his rights. Ham. on Parties, h.t.; 1 Chit. Pl. Index, h.t.; Chit. Pr. Index, h.t.; 1 Com. Dig. 36, 205, 308.
     2. Plaintiffs are legal or equitable. The legal plaintiff is he in whom the legal title or cause of action is vested. The equitable plaintiff is he who, not having the legal title, yet, is in equity entitled to the thing sued for; for example, when a suit is brought by Benjamin Franklin for the use of Robert Morris, Benjamin Franklin is the legal, and Robert Morris the equitable plaintiff. This is the usual manner of bringing suit, when the cause of action is not assignable at law, but is so in equity. Vide Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.; Parties to Actions.

accessory, accusant, accuser, allegator, appellant, bitter-ender, brawler, claimant, complainant, defendant, delator, diehard, disputant, dissentient, dissident, impeacher, impugner, indictor, informer, intransigent, irreconcilable, last-ditcher, libelant, litigant, litigationist, litigator, naysayer, negativist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist, obstructive, opposer, oppositionist, panel, parties litigant, party, petitioner, prosecutor, protester, quarreler, resister, scrapper, suitor, the prosecution, witness, wrangler
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