verb (used with object), lit·i·gat·ed, lit·i·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), lit·i·gat·ed, lit·i·gat·ing.
- litigation friend,
Origin of litigate
Examples from the Web for litigate
That it took 12 years to litigate without one does no credit to the legal system.
Our super-rich can litigate and settle their way out of charges we peons could never escape.
He knew it, I told him, to be my resolution not to litigate with my father.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
I did not know but that you had found something besides to litigate.Lemorne Versus Huell|Elizabeth Drew Stoddard
They cannot come into court to litigate their claims, nor can a court decide on them.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
But so long as it's nobody but Goshorn, I'm goin' to stay and litigate the question till the Millerite millennium comes.The End Of The World|Edward Eggleston
They are now protected by the treaty, but we will litigate them out of all their grants.The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage
Word Origin for litigate
1610s, from Middle French litigier and directly from Latin litigatus, past participle of litigare "to dispute, carry on a suit" (see litigation). Related: Litigated; litigating.