American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Law A party that makes a complaint or files a formal charge, as in a court of law; a plaintiff.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes a complaint; a complainer.
- n. Hence One who suffers from ill health.
- n. In law, one who prosecutes by complaint, or commences a legal process against another; a plaintiff; a prosecutor; in particular, the plaintiff in a suit in equity, or one on whose complaint a criminal prosecution is asked for.
- n. law the party that brings a civil lawsuit against another; the plaintiff
- n. One who makes complaint.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who makes complaint.
- n. One who commences a legal process by a complaint.
- n. The party suing in equity, answering to the plaintiff at common law.
- n. a person who brings an action in a court of law
- Old French complaignant, present participle of complaindre. (Wiktionary)
““Ignore what the documents and the signature says, the complainant is actually whomever I wish it to be”.”
“For the above reasons I am confident it will be the result that the complainant is not happy with.”
“I guess actually, the complainant is more properly an Entrepreneur, despite his institutional credential.”
“I particularly enjoy the notion that somehow the complainant is to blame ... he's an opportunist, but he should've been immediately dismissed in this instance.”
“From his complaint: That they have in cooperation with the other defendants and their attorneys conceived the plan of branding the complainant as a lunatic and have worked in harmony with the officers of ASCAP and MPPA (Music Publishers Protective Association) to oust the complainant from the W.P.A. and have caused him to starve.”
“If your complainant is hearing her bark, I suggest some sort of psychological counseling may be of more use to this person than the services of your department.”
“The complainant is Demetrius, a silversmith, a principal man, it is likely, of the trade, and one that would be thought to understand and consult the interests of it more than others of the company.”
“Isn’t a complainant is the person under whose name a complaint is lodged?”
“Assuming that there were no problems in having a trial (the complainant was available, usually the biggest hurdle) then why on earth did they accept a plea to that?”
“Obviously, the credibility of the complainant is a factor in cases of this nature, Kelly said in May.”
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