rider
rid·er n
1: an addition to a document (as an insurance policy) often attached on a separate piece of paper
2: a clause or provision appended to a legislative bill to obtain a usu. distinct object

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

rider
I noun accompaniment, addendum, additament, addition, additional clause, adjunct, affix, amendment, appendage, appendant, appendix, appurtenance, attachment, augmentation, complement, continuation, endorsement, extension, insertion, postscript, subjunction, subscript, supplement associated concepts: codicil, rider to a contract II index addendum, allonge, amendment (legislation), appendix (supplement)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rider
n.
An addendum or amendment to a document, such as an insurance policy or a legislative bill, written on a separate piece of paper and attached to the original.

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


rider
1) An attachment to a document that adds to or amends it. Typical is an added provision to an insurance policy, such as additional coverage for a valuable item or temporary insurance to cover a public event.
2) An amendment tacked on to a legislative bill that has little or no connection to the main purpose of the legislation, as a way to get the amendment passed.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

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


rider
n. An addition or change to a written document by way of a supplemental writing; for example, a rider to an insurance policy may modify or expand the conditions of the original policy, or may change amounts of coverage, or may delete certain risks.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


rider
A schedule or writing annexed to a document such as a legislative bill or insurance policy.

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


rider
A schedule or writing annexed to a document such as a legislative bill or insurance policy.

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

rider
n.
   1) an attachment to a document which adds to or amends it. Typical is an added provision to an insurance policy, such as additional coverage or temporary insurance to cover a public event.
   2) in legislatures, an amendment tacked on to a bill which has little or no relevance to the main purpose of the legislation, but is a way to get the amendment passed if the basic bill has support.
   3) passenger.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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