Litigate



[lit-i-geyt] /ˈlɪt ɪˌgeɪt/

verb (used with object), litigated, litigating.
1.
to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law.
2.
Archaic. to dispute (a point, assertion, etc.).
verb (used without object), litigated, litigating.
3.
to carry on a lawsuit.
/ˈlɪtɪˌɡeɪt/
verb
1.
to bring or contest (a claim, action, etc) in a lawsuit
2.
(intransitive) to engage in legal proceedings
v.

1610s, from Middle French litigier and directly from Latin litigatus, past participle of litigare “to dispute, carry on a suit” (see litigation). Related: Litigated; litigating.

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