solidary

adjective

sol·​i·​dary
ˈsä-lə-ˌder-ē
1
in the civil law of Louisiana
2
: existing jointly and severally
3
: being a party to a solidary obligation
when one obligor owes an indivisible performance to distinct obligees, the obligees are solidary obligeesForeman v. Montgomery, 496 So. 2d 1280 (1986)
solidarily
ˌsä-lə-ˈder-ə-lē
adverb

Word History

Etymology

French solidaire characterized by community of interests, from Middle French, from Latin (in) solidum for the whole, involving all

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“Solidary.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/solidary. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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