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synonyms for respondents

  • defendant
  • prisoner
  • appellant
  • litigant
  • offender
  • suspect
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The other persons of the Dialogue may be considered under two heads: private friends; the respondents in the argument.
PHAEDOPLATO
The names of these respondents are set out on a previous page.
PRESENT IRISH QUESTIONSWILLIAM O'CONNOR MORRIS
The respondents were condemned in the whole costs of the case.
NORFOLK ANNALSCHARLES MACKIE
Causes célèbres are to her a staple of conversation, her interest in them varying directly as the number of co-respondents.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 98, MARCH 15, 1890VARIOUS
We find that it has not been proved that the respondents made payments for the purpose of inciting persons to commit crime.
PRESENT IRISH QUESTIONSWILLIAM O'CONNOR MORRIS
If a marriage is dissolved for any cause the decree shall declare the respondents to be the exclusive guilty party.
MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE LAWS OF THE WORLDHYACINTHE RINGROSE
But since you are agent for the heir of entail, I will offer to conduct the respondents case.
THE ENTAILJOHN GALT
Cranmer was brought in and set opposite to the latter in the respondents place.
OXFORD AND ITS STORYCECIL HEADLAM
Because it has a matrimonial co-respondents' (correspondence) section.
THE HANDBOOK OF CONUNDRUMSEDITH B. ORDWAY
The difficulty of the respondents task was probably augmented by his having to answer the arguments of more than one opponent.
THE GREY FRIARS IN OXFORDANDREW G. LITTLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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