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counterclaim definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action v
1: set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: 1784 an opposing claim; especially a claim brought by a defendant against a plaintiff in a legal action II. verb Date: 1857 intransitive verb to enter or plead a counterclaim transitive verb to ask in a counterclaim

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Counterclaim Coun"ter*claim` (-kl[=a]m`), n. (Law) A claim made by a person as an offset to a claim made on him.

Moby Thesaurus

confutation, confute, contraremonstrance, counteraccusation, counterblast, countercharge, counterdemand, counterreply, counterstatement, defense, make a rebuttal, rebut, rebuttal, rebutter, refutation, refute, rejoin, rejoinder, replication, surrebut, surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoin, surrejoinder




 


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