Joinder meaning

joindər
(law) A joining of causes of action or parties in a single lawsuit.
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The act of joining.
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A joining; act of meeting or coming together.
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The combination of separate parties or claims into a single lawsuit.
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The required joinder of a party without whom a dispute cannot be fully resolved.
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The joining of a party who is not properly a part of the case.
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The failure to join a party who should be part of the case.
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The optional joinder of parties or claims because of an overlap in the issues or interests involved.
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(law) The joining a litigant to a suit.
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Origin of joinder

  • From French joindre to join from Old French join

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin iungō (“join”), through Old French joindre: to join

    From Wiktionary