Definition of Obtemper

1. v. t. & i. To obey (a judgment or decree).



Definition of Obtemper

1. Verb. (Scotland legal transitive) To obey (a judgement or decree). ¹

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Definition of Obtemper

1. to yield obedience to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Obtemper

obtain
obtainabilities
obtainability
obtainable
obtained
obtainer
obtainers
obtainest
obtaineth
obtaining
obtainment
obtainments
obtains
obtect
obtected
obtemper (current term)
obtempered
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obtempers
obtend
obtended
obtending
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obtenebration
obtension
obtention
obtentions
obtest
obtestation
obtestations

Literary usage of Obtemper

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

1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1858)
"... and also the process for interdict alluded to therein, refuses the motion as incompetent, the defenders having failed to obtemper the said interlocutor. ..."

2. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1837)
"on that day, pronounced this interlocutor :—'•' Having heard parties' procurators, in respect the defender has failed to obtemper the order in the preceding ..."

3. Burgh Laws of Dundee: With the History, Statutes, & Proceedings of the Guild by Alex Johnston Warden, Dundee (Scotland). (1872)
"1 sall obtemper and fulfill all lawis and Statutes, maid or to be maid, ... I shall obtemper and fulfil all laws and Statutes made, or to be made, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Reparation by John Guthrie Smith (1864)
"So, if a party refuses to obtemper an order to attend before the Sheriff for examination touching a matter in dependence, he may be brought up in custody ..."

5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"... but in respect of the respondent's offer to obtemper the Commissary's decreet, found that the charger ought either,, on the respondent's enacting ..."

6. Reports of Scotch Appeals in the House of Lords A. D. 1851 to 1873: With by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1895)
"... refuses the motion as incompetent, the defenders having failed to obtemper the said interlocutor." Therefore, on the 7th November 1855, the defenders, ..."

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