Respondent

A respondent is a person who is called upon to issue a response to a communication made by another. In legal usage, this specifically refers to the defendant in a legal proceeding commenced by a petition, or to an appellee, or the opposing party, in an appeal of a decision by an initial fact-finder. The two sides in a Senate impeachment trial are ...
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Respondent

• (n.) One who answers in certain suits or proceedings, generally those which are not according to the course of the common law, as in equity and admiralty causes, in petitions for partition, and the like; -- distinquished from appellant. • (n.) One who maintains a thesis in reply, and whose province it is to refute objections, or overthr...
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Respondent

(n) Respondent is the persons against whom a suit, case or appeal is filed in a court who in turn is required to answer , or act according to the directions issued by the court till conclusion of the legal proceedings
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Respondent

1. The party who makes an answer to a bill or other proceeding. 2. The party who contends against an
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respondent

responder noun someone who responds
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respondent

[Noun] A person who answers questions in a questionnaire or survey.
Example: There were over 10 000 respondents to the survey.
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Respondent

Re·spond'ent (- e nt) adjective [ Latin respondens , present participle of respondere .] Disposed or expected to respond; answering; according; corresponding. « Wealth respondent to payment and contributions.» Bacon.
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Respondent

Re·spond'ent noun [ Confer French répondant .] One who responds. It corresponds in general to defendant . Specifically: (a) (Law) One who answers in certain suits or proceedings, generally those which are not according to the course of the common law, as in equity and admir...
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Respondent

A person against whom relief is sought by an applicant.
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Respondent

A person who is asked for information using either written or verbal questioning, typically employing a questionnaire to guide the questioning.
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Respondent

A respondent is any individual or company from or about whom data is collected or is approached for interview.
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Respondent

A term used instead of defendant or appellee in some states -- especially for divorce and other family law cases -- to identify the party who is sued and must respond to the petitioner's complaint.
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Respondent

Literally means the one who responds to something. In a marriage case, it refers to the other party to the marriage, the validity of which is being impugned by the Petitioner.
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respondent

n. 1) the party who is required to answer a petition for a court order or writ requiring the respondent to take some action, halt an activity or obey a court's direction. In such matters the moving party (the one filing the petition) is usually called the "petitioner." Thus, the respondent is equivalent to a defendant in a lawsuit, but the potentia...
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respondent

One who formally answers the allegations stated in a petition which has been filed with the court. Also known as a defendant in a civil action
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respondent

See appellee.
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Respondent

The individual, organisation or corporation against whom/which legal proceedings are commenced. Also known as a
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respondent

The party that won at trial.
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Respondent

The person against whom an appeal is taken. See Petitioner.
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Respondent

The person being sued or responding to the suit. The party who makes an answer to a bill or other proceeding in chancery. In the civil law, this term signifies one who answers or is security for another; a fidejussor
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respondent

[n] - the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent 2. [n] - someone who responds
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