take legal action

Definition of take legal action

  1. :  to do start a lawsuit against someone :  to sue someone

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

legalplay
  1. :  of or relating to law

    :  deriving authority from or founded on law :  de jure

    :  having a formal status derived from law often without a basis in actual fact :  titular

  1. :  one that conforms to rules or the law

actionplay
  1. :  a thing done :  deed

    :  the accomplishment of a thing usually over a period of time, in stages, or with the possibility of repetition

    :  behavior, conduct


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