Definition of Declarant

1. n. One who declares.



Definition of Declarant

1. Noun. (legal) A person who makes a formal declaration or statement ¹

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Definition of Declarant

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Declarant

decktops
declaim
declaimant
declaimants
declaimed
declaimer
declaimers
declaiming
declaims
declamation
declamations
declamatory
declamping phenomenon
declamping shock
declarable
declarant (current term)
declarants
declaration
declaration of estimated tax
declaration of war
declarations
declarative
declarative memory
declarative mood
declarative sentence
declaratively
declarativity
declarator
declaratorily
declarators

Literary usage of Declarant

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

1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and by Thomas Bayly Howell (1826)
"Declares, That the declarant attended a meeting of the committee, when those who spoke gave in their manuscripts for printing, and the declarant thinks the ..."

2. Reports of State Trials: New Seriesby Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis (1888)
"That this man ' was a tall man, dressed in dark-coloured surtout ; who, when he gave the declarant the cartridges, wished him success, and said, ..."

3. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1819)
"That the declarant remained in Rannoch on Sunday night, and came home on Monday at three o'clock and remained there and about his ordinary work 'till he was ..."

4. An Illustrated Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1905)
"have been, at the time it was made, against the pecuniary or proprietary interest of the declarant; (2) The adverse interest must appear; (3) The declarant ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Indirect and Collateral Evidence by John Henry Gillett (1897)
"If for any reason the declarant would have been an incompetent witness, had he continued in life, that fact will operate to exclude his declarations. ..."

6. The Law of Evidence in Civil Cases by Burr W. Jones (1908)
"Declarations only admissible after death of the declarant.—It is evident from the discussion which has preceded and the authorities cited that declarations ..."

7. The Encyclopædia of Evidence by Edgar Whittlesey Camp, John Finley Crowe (1907)
"The competency of the declarant is not an essential prerequisite to proof of his declarations as part of the res gestae.*1 There is a distinction in this ..."

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