Definition of Injunction

1. Noun. A formal command or admonition.

Generic synonyms: Bid, Bidding, Command, Dictation
Derivative terms: Enjoin



2. Noun. (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity. "Injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"

Definition of Injunction

1. n. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.

Definition of Injunction

1. Noun. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting. ¹

2. Noun. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some cases, under statutes, by a court of law, whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Injunction

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Medical Definition of Injunction

1. 1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting. 2. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction. "For still they knew,and ought to have still remembered, The high injunction,not to taste that fruit." (Milton) "Necessary as the injunctions of lawful authority." (South) 3. A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, insome cases, under statutes, by a court of law,whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ. It is more generally used as a preventive than as a restorative process, although by no means confined to the former. Origin: L. Injunctio, fr. Injungere, injunctum, to join into, to enjoin. See Enjoin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Injunction

injoins
injoint
injointed
injointing
injoints
injucundity
injudicable
injudicial
injudicious
injudiciously
injudiciousness
injun
injunct
injuncted
injuncting
injunction (current term)
injunctional
injunctions
injunctive
injunctives
injuncts
injuns
injurable
injure
injured
injured party
injurer
injurers
injures
injuria

Literary usage of Injunction

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Easements <&=?6I (6)—Interlocutory injunction amounting to direction to remove fence erroneously granted. "Where in an equitable petition the sole prayer ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Steuart Macnaghten, Alexander Gordon, Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham, Thomas Wilde Truro (1850)
"In the present case, the fact introduced by amendment, was clearly for the purpose of supporting the injunction obtained on the original bill ; and I ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"1812, APRIL 2a] injunction against proceeding at Law only on some default ... injunction, dissolved on the Answer, not revived of course without special ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"This decree was to be regarded as final in case the decree in the Wright case should be affirmed, except that, in such case, the injunction was to be ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"Under the old injunction law it was incumbent on the state to prove parties ... If the assumption is at all warranted a temporary injunction is issued. ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"An application for a temporary injunction, on the issues thus Joined, was heard on April 4, 1917, by three Judges, and resulted in an order as prayed for. ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"injunction contained from, without reference to ion was In perpetuation of effect ... the Judge who allows the ' notice that the injunction from the Circuit ..."

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