Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “litigate”

See all translations

litigate

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈlɪtɪɡeɪt/ US   /ˈlɪṱ-/
LAW to cause a disagreement to be discussed in a court of law so that a legal decision can be made about it: It is not necessarily right to litigate in every dispute. The case is still being litigated.
Translations of “litigate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 起訴,控告, 提起訴訟…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起诉,控告, 提起诉讼…
(Definition of litigate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of litigate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “litigate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More