Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun demurrer

3 senses of demurrer

Sense 1
demur, demurral, demurrer -- ((law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings)
       => objection -- (the speech act of objecting)

Sense 2
demurrer -- ((law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings)
       => pleading -- ((law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding)

Sense 3
defense, defence, denial, demurrer -- (a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense")
       => due process, due process of law -- ((law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards)

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