Definition of Tort

1. Noun. (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought.

Exact synonyms: Civil Wrong
Generic synonyms: Actus Reus, Misconduct, Wrongdoing, Wrongful Conduct
Specialized synonyms: Alienation Of Affection, Invasion Of Privacy, Trespass
Examples of category: Libel
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



Definition of Tort

1. n. Mischief; injury; calamity.

2. a. Stretched tight; taut.

Definition of Tort

1. Adjective. Tart, sharp. ¹

2. Noun. An injury or wrong. (defdate from the mid-13th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (legal) A wrongful act, whether intentional or negligent, which causes an injury and can be remedied at civil law, usually through awarding damages. A delict. (defdate from the later 16th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (context: plural '''torts''') The area of law dealing with such wrongful acts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tort

1. a civil wrong [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tort

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torsions
torsive
torsive occlusion
torsiversion
torsk
torsks
torso
torsoclusion
torsoes
torsoless
torsolike
torsor
torsors
torsos
tort (current term)
tort-feasor
torta
tortas
torte
torteau
torteaus
tortellini
tortellinis
tortelloni
torten
tortes
tortfeasance
tortfeasor
tortfeasors

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