interpleads


interpleads
v. go to trial with each other to determine who has the right to bring a suit against a third party (Law)

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  • interpleader — in·ter·plead·er 1 /ˌin tər plē dər/ n [Anglo French enterpleder, from enterpleder, verb]: a proceeding by which a person compels parties making the same claim against him or her to litigate the matter between themselves see also bill in the… …   Law dictionary

  • Interpleader — In ter*plead er, n. 1. One who interpleads. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A proceeding devised to enable a person, of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed adversely by two or more parties, to compel them to litigate the right or title between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interpleader — I. noun Etymology: Anglo French enterpleder, from enterpleder, verb Date: 1567 a proceeding to enable a person to compel parties making the same claim against him to litigate the matter between themselves II. noun Date: circa 1846 one that… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • interpleader — interpleader1 /in teuhr plee deuhr/, n. Law. a judicial proceeding by which, when two parties make the same claim against a third party, the rightful claimant is determined. [1510 20; var. of ENTERPLEDER < AF (inf. used as n.)] interpleader2 /in… …   Universalium

  • interpleader — n. (Law) one who interpleads; process in which two parties go to trial with each other to determine who has the right to bring a suit against a third party …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interpleaders — n. (Law) one who interpleads; process in which two parties go to trial with each other to determine who has the right to bring a suit against a third party …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interpleader — I in•ter•plead•er [[t]ˌɪn tərˈpli dər[/t]] n. law a legal proceeding to determine which of two parties has the more valid claim against a third party • Etymology: 1510–20; var. of enterpleder < AF (inf. used as n.); see er II in•ter•plead•er… …   From formal English to slang

  • interpleader — /ɪntəˈplidə/ (say intuh pleeduh) noun 1. a proceeding by which two parties making the same claim against a third party determine judicially which is the rightful claimant. 2. a party who interpleads …   Australian English dictionary

  • tertius interveniens — /tarsh(iy)as intarviyn(i)yenz/ In the civil law, a third person intervening; a third person who comes in between the parties to a suit; one who interpleads …   Black's law dictionary

  • interpleader — I. də(r) noun Etymology: Anglo French enterpleder, from enterpleder, v. : a proceeding devised to enable a person of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed adversely by two or more parties to compel them to litigate the right or title… …   Useful english dictionary