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plaintiff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plaintiff

  1. the person in a legal proceeding who makes a charge of wrongdoing against another <the judge ruled that the plaintiff's lawsuit was groundless, and he dismissed it> Synonyms complainant, suerRelated Words accuser; litigant, party, suitor; appellant, petitioner, pleaderNear Antonyms accusedAntonyms defendant





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