Definition of Litigation:

  1. Ultimate legal method for settling controversies or disputes between and among persons, organizations, and the State. In litigation process, a case (called suit or lawsuit) is brought before a court of law suitably empowered (having the jurisdiction) to hear the case, by the parties involved (the litigants) for resolution (the judgment).

  2. The process of taking legal action.

Synonyms of Litigation

Kilkenny cats, Action, Altercation, Apologetics, Apologia, Apology, Argument, Argumentation, Bicker, Bickering, Case, Casuistry, Cat-and-dog life, Cause, Cause in court, Combat, Conflict, Contention, Contentiousness, Contest, Contestation, Controversy, Cut and thrust, Debate, Defense, Disputation, Dispute, Enmity, Fighting, Flyting, Hassle, Hostility, Hubbub, Judicial process, Lawsuit, Legal action, Legal case, Legal proceedings, Legal process, Legal remedy, Logomachy, Paper war, Passage of arms, Polemic, Polemics, Proceedings, Prosecution, Quarrel, Quarreling, Quarrelsomeness, Rhubarb, Scrapping, Set-to, Squabbling, Strife, Struggle, Suit, Suit at law, Verbal engagement, War, War of words, Warfare, Words, Wrangling, Legal proceeding, Legal proceedings, Legal action, Lawsuit, Legal dispute, Legal case, Case, Legal contest, Action, Cause, Judicial proceeding, Judicial proceedings, Suit, Suit at law, Legal process, Prosecution, Bringing of charges, Indictment, Trial

How to use Litigation in a sentence?

  1. The companies were trying to avoid litigation by working through their problems directly, but that has now failed leaving the courts as the only solution.
  2. The company wishes to avoid litigation.
  3. The lawyers prepared for the upcoming litigation by preparing their oral arguments and by discussing what an acceptable resolution would be for their clients.
  4. The car accident happened in 2014, but the attorneys warned their clients that the litigation might go on for years.

Meaning of Litigation & Litigation Definition