retraxit

noun

re·​trax·​it
ri-ˈtrak-sit
: the withdrawing of a suit in court by the plaintiff that results in a dismissal with prejudice

Word History

Etymology

Latin, he/she has withdrawn

Dictionary Entries Near retraxit

Cite this Entry

“Retraxit.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/retraxit. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!