plenary
ple·na·ry /'plē-nə-rē, 'ple-/ adj: full and complete in every respect: as
a: absolute (1)
plenary power
b: fully attended or constituted
a plenary session of the legislature
c: including all steps in due order
a plenary proceeding compare summary

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

plenary
I adjective absolute, complete, comprehensive, entire, exhaustive, full, full-blown, full-charged, fully constituted, fully furnished, limitless, thorough, total, unconfined, undiminished, unlimited, unqualified, unrestricted, whole associated concepts: plenary action II index complete (all-embracing), detailed, full, gross (total), radical (extreme), thorough, unmitigated, unqualified (unlimited)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


plenary
adj.
Absolute; complete; full.

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


plenary
Full, complete, covering all matters, often referring to an order, hearing, or trial.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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

plenary
adj.
   full, complete, covering all matters, usually referring to an order, hearing or trial.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Plenary — is an adjective related to the noun plenum carrying a general connotation of fullness. Plenary may refer to:*Plenary session or meeting, the part of a conference when all members of all parties are in attendance *Plenary power or plenary… …   Wikipedia

  • Plenary — Ple na*ry, a. [LL. plenarius, fr. L. plenus full. See {Plenty}.] Full; entire; complete; absolute; as, a plenary license; plenary authority. [1913 Webster] A treatise on a subject should be plenary or full. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] {Plenary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plenary — ple‧na‧ry [ˈpliːnəri] adjective [only before a noun] formal involving all the members of a committee or other group that meets: • The proposal was due for debate at a plenary session of the European Parliament. * * * Ⅰ. plenary UK US /ˈpliːnəri/… …   Financial and business terms

  • plenary — [plē′nə rē, plen′ərē] adj. [LL plenarius < L plenus, FULL1] 1. full; complete; absolute [plenary power] 2. for attendance by all members [a plenary session] plenarily [plē′nərə lē, plen′ərə lē] adv …   English World dictionary

  • plenary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unqualified; absolute. 2) (of a meeting at a conference or assembly) to be attended by all participants. ► NOUN ▪ a plenary meeting. ORIGIN Latin plenus full …   English terms dictionary

  • Plenary — Ple na*ry, n. (Law) Decisive procedure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plenary — 1510s, earlier plenar (late 13c.), from M.L. plenarius entire, complete, from L. plenus full, from PIE *ple to be full (see POLY (Cf. poly )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • plenary — *full, complete, replete Antonyms: limited …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • plenary — [adj] entire, whole absolute, complete, full, general, inclusive, open, sweeping, thorough; concept 531 Ant. incomplete, limited, part, partial, restricted …   New thesaurus

  • plenary — [[t]pli͟ːnəri, ple̱n [/t]] plenaries ADJ: ADJ n A plenary session or plenary meeting is one that is attended by everyone who has the right to attend. [TECHNICAL] The programme was approved at a plenary session of the Central Committee last week.… …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”