alias
alias 1 /'ā-lē-əs, 'āl-yəs/ adv [Latin, otherwise, from alius other]: otherwise called: also known as
John Thomas Nolan, alias Legs Diamond
alias 2 n: an assumed or additional name
alias 3 adj: issued after the original instrument has not produced any action
an alias tax warrant
an alias summons compare pluries

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

alias
I adverb acknowledged elsewhere as, a.k.a. , alias dictus, also, also acknowledged as, also acknowledging the name of, also answering to, also called, also known as, also known by, also known under the name of, also recognized as, at other times known as, elsewhere known as, known elsewhere as, known elsewhere by, known elsewhere under the name, known otherwise as, known previously as, known variously as, nomen alienum, otherwise called, otherwise known as, otherwise known by, otherwise named, previously called, variously called, variously known as associated concepts: alias execution, alias process, alias subpoena, alias summons, alias writ, assumed name II index call (title)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


alias
n.
A fake or alternate identity.
adv.
Used to indicate the use of a false name, e.g., “Samuel Clemens, alias Mark Twain.”

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


alias
'another name', particularly used to describe the use of another name by criminals. This practice makes it more difficult for them to be detected by the police. See AKA.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


alias
A name used that is not the given name of a person (such as Harry for Harold, initials, or a maiden name, or a criminal's false name).
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


alias
n.
1 An assumed or additional name used by a person, frequently to conceal her true identity, or such a name applied to a person by others.
See also known as.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


alias
A term used to indicate that a person is known by more than one name.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


alias
I
[Latin, Otherwise called.] A term used to indicate that a person is known by more than one name.
II Called by another name.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

alias
n.
   1) a name used other than the given name of a person or reference to that other name, which may not be an attempt to hide his/her identity (such as Harry for Harold, initials or a maiden name).
   See also: a.k.a.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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