[ im-pleed ]
/ ɪmˈplid /
verb (used with object), im·plead·ed, im·plead·ing.
to sue in a court of law.
to bring (a new party) into an action because he or she is or may be liable to the impleading party for all or part of the claim against that party.
to accuse; impeach.
Archaic. to plead (a suit).
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Origin of implead
OTHER WORDS FROM impleadim·plead·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby implead
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British Dictionary definitions for impleading
/ (ɪmˈpliːd) /
verb (tr) law rare
- to sue or prosecute
- to bring an action against
Derived forms of impleadimpleadable, adjectiveimpleader, noun
Word Origin for implead
C13: from Anglo-French empleder; see im-, plead
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