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Meaning of REBUTTAL

Pronunciation:  ri'butl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
  2. [n]  the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument
 

REBUTTAL is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rebutter
 
 See Also: defence, defense, pleading, refutation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*but"tal\, n. (Law)
The giving of evidence on the part of a plaintiff to destroy
the effect of evidence introduced by the defendant in the
same suit.

 

 

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