English dictionary



Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English verb: litigate

1. litigate (social) engage in legal proceedings


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)challenge


Verb groupaction, litigate, process, sue

2. litigate (social) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against


SamplesHe was warned that the district attorney would process him.
She actioned the company for discrimination.


Synonymsaction, process, sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)challenge


Narrower (hyponym)expedite


Verb grouplitigate









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk