from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To contest in legal proceedings.
- intransitive v. To engage in legal proceedings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To go to law.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make the subject of a lawsuit; to contest in law; to prosecute or defend by pleadings, exhibition of evidence, and judicial debate in a court.
- intransitive v. To carry on a suit by judicial process.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To carry on a suit by judicial process.
- To make the subject of a suit at law; bring before a court of law for decision; prosecute or defend at law, as a right or claim.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. engage in legal proceedings
- v. institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
Latin lītigāre, lītigāt- : līs, līt-, lawsuit + agere, to drive.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)