Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To give up or deliver (a fugitive, for example) to the legal jurisdiction of another government or authority.
  • transitive verb To obtain the extradition of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To deliver or give up, as to another nation: as, to extradite a criminal.
  • To project in perception by a psychological process (a sensation) to a distance from the body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To deliver up by one government to another, as a fugitive from justice. See extradition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To remove a person from one state to another by legal process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb hand over to the authorities of another country

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from extradition.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Back-formation from extradition. (Source: SOED 1983.)

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