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nonsuit

non·suit

nonsuit

 
pronunciation:
nan sut
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: in law, a judgment against a plaintiff based on failure to pursue prosecution or to provide adequate evidence for a legal action.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nonsuited, nonsuiting, nonsuits
definition: to render the judgment of a nonsuit against.