[ lit-i-geyt ]
/ ˈlɪt ɪˌgeɪt /
verb (used with object), lit·i·gat·ed, lit·i·gat·ing.
to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law.
Archaic. to dispute (a point, assertion, etc.).
verb (used without object), lit·i·gat·ed, lit·i·gat·ing.
to carry on a lawsuit.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of litigate
OTHER WORDS FROM litigatelit·i·ga·tive, adjectivere·lit·i·gate, verb (used with object), re·lit·i·gat·ed, re·lit·i·gat·ing.un·lit·i·gat·ed, adjectiveun·lit·i·gat·ing, adjective
Words nearby litigate
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British Dictionary definitions for relitigate
/ (ˈlɪtɪˌɡeɪt) /
to bring or contest (a claim, action, etc) in a lawsuit
(intr) to engage in legal proceedings
Derived forms of litigatelitigator, noun
Word Origin for litigate
C17: from Latin lītigāre, from līt-, stem of līs lawsuit + agere to carry on
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