Definition of Subrogation

1. Noun. (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another.

Generic synonyms: Commutation, Exchange, Substitution
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Subrogate



Definition of Subrogation

1. n. The act of subrogating.

Definition of Subrogation

1. Noun. (legal) The substitution of a different person in place of a creditor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subrogation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subrogation

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subresources
subresultant
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subretinal
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subrhomboid
subrigid
subring
subrings
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subrogates
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subrogation (current term)
subrogations
subrogee
subrogees
subrogor
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subrotund
subrounded
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subroutine library
subroutines
subrule
subrules

Literary usage of Subrogation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1901)
"INSURANCE — subrogation.— Contracts of marine and fire Insurance are essentially contracts of Indemnity, and If the insured recovers the amount of his loss ..."

2. A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1874)
"subrogation. The substitution of another person in the place of the creditor, ... subrogation is the act of putting one thing in place of another, ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield (1904)
"A party entitled to subrogation will be placed in all respects in the place of the party to whose rights he is subrogated.1 Thus where the original creditor ..."

4. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"TABLE OF CONTENTS XXI [ References are to sections ] CHAPTER XXXV SURETIES' RIGHTS AND REMEDIES Section Sureties' equitable rights 1264 subrogation 1265 The ..."

5. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
""subrogation" is the substitution of one person in place of another, ... The doctrine of "subrogation" rests fundamentally on the equitable principle that, ..."

6. Handbook of the Law of Insurance by William Reynolds Vance (1904)
"(Ch. 11 subrogation. 149. PROPERTY INSURANCE—An insurer indemnifying the insured for any loss of property suffered is entitled to be subrogated to any legal ..."

7. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1919)
"Conditions upon which subrogation is allowed — Payment — Other security. § 924. Rights upon which subrogation operates. § 925. subrogation of creditor or ..."

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