litigant
lit·i·gant /'li-ti-gənt/ n: an active party to litigation
litigant adj

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

litigant
I noun adversary, adverse party, appellant, appellee, claimant, complainant, contender, contestant, controversialist, correspondent, defendant, the defense, disputant, intervenor, legal adversary, legal opponent, litigationist, litigator, opponent, opponent in a lawsuit, party, party to a suit, petitioner, plaintiff, respondent, suitor II index accuser, actionable, actor, adversary, appellant, claimant, complainant, contender, contestant, disputant, petitioner, plaintiff, rival, suitor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


litigant
n.
A party to a lawsuit; a plaintiff or defendant.

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


litigant
Any party to a lawsuit. This might include a plaintiff, defendant, petitioner, respondent, cross-complainant, or cross-defendant, but not a witness or attorney.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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


litigant
n. A party to a legal action.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


litigant
A party to a lawsuit.

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

litigant
n.
   any party to a lawsuit. This means plaintiff, defendant, petitioner, respondent, cross-complainant and cross-defendant, but not a witness or attorney.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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