Defendant in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Defendant

person prosecuted or sued

Examples of Defendant in a sentence

The plaintiff sued the defendant for damages. 🔊

The defendant hired a lawyer to defend against the plaintiff’s accusations. 🔊

They dropped the case because the defendant is not mentally fit to stand trial. 🔊

Our attorney urged the lawyer to send the defendant to jail.  🔊

Bill took the witness stand to testify against the defendant.  🔊

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