Definition of Affiant

1. Noun. A person who makes an affidavit.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



Definition of Affiant

1. n. One who makes an affidavit.

Definition of Affiant

1. Noun. (legal) The individual witness whose statement is contained in an affidavit or sworn deposition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affiant

1. one who makes a written declaration under oath [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affiant

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afferent lymphatic
afferent nerve
afferent neuron
afferent pathways
afferent vessel
afferently
afferents
affetti
affiance
affianced
affiancer
affiancers
affiances
affiancing
affiant (current term)
affiants
affiaunce
affibody
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affiches
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afficionado
afficionados
affidavit
affidavit men
affidavits
affied
affies
affiliable

Literary usage of Affiant

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"affiant added that he was present as a member of the board of ... by this affiant as a proposition "to end the litigation," as appears by the letter ..."

2. Journal by Kentucky General Assembly. House of Representatives, United States Congress Senate (1846)
"The negroes engaged in the mob were estimated at from forty to fifty, many of whom are fugitive slaves from Kentucky, as affiant was informed and believes. ..."

3. The Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States: With an by William Rattle Plum (1882)
"This affiant further states that the said telegraph repairer well knew that this affiant so carried his money in said bag, and from the conversation carried ..."

4. Annotated Cases, American and English by H Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland (1918)
""That during the months of March and April, 1015, affiant's attorney had letters from said witness Perkins at Clinton, Oklahoma, and said witness had ..."

5. Report by Industrial Commission of Ohio, Dept. of Investigation and Statistics (1916)
"He asked B to try to get work for these men and B told the affiant to bring ... On or about November 1st, 1914, R wanted, work and the affiant took him out ..."

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