An example of extradite is to send a person who committed a crime in Spain back to Spain.
- to turn over as according to procedures established in an existing treaty (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the country having jursidiction over that crime
- to obtain the extradition of
Origin of extraditeback-formation ; from extradition
transitive verbex·tra·dit·ed, ex·tra·dit·ing, ex·tra·dites
- To give up or deliver (a fugitive, for example) to the legal jurisdiction of another government or authority.
- To obtain the extradition of.
Origin of extraditeBack-formation from extradition.
(third-person singular simple present extradites, present participle extraditing, simple past and past participle extradited)
- To remove a person from one state to another by legal process.
Back-formation from extradition. (Source: SOED 1983.)
extradite - Legal Definition