co-respondent

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n co-respondent the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Co-respondent (Law) One who is called upon to answer a summons or other proceeding jointly with another.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n co-respondent In law, a joint respondent, or one proceeded against along with another or others in an action; specifically, in Eng, law, a man charged with adultery, and made a party together with the wife to the husband's suit for divorce.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Co-respondent kō-re-spond′ent (law) a man charged with adultery, and proceeded against along with the wife, who is the respondent.
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Usage

In literature:

There was a second co-respondent.
"Ann Veronica" by H. G. Wells
Lord Melbourne was twice a co-respondent in a divorce action; but on each occasion he won his suit.
"Queen Victoria" by Lytton Strachey
You make Mr. Arnold Brinkworth the co-respondent.
"Man and Wife" by Wilkie Collins
Proceedings for divorce were taken with Parnell as the co-respondent: the case was undefended.
"John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
Oh, and then she married the co-respondent!
"The Black Cat" by John Todhunter
I mean a divorce with that Verney woman as co-respondent.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
I brought these men to establish beyond doubt the identity of the co-respondent.
"The Tyranny of Weakness" by Charles Neville Buck
The law provides that the party found guilty of adultery can not marry the co-respondent during the lifetime of the other party.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Scotty moved, instinctively, his finely trained body responding with perfect co-ordination.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
There was a time when a male co-respondent was not received: that is over.
"The Intelligence of Woman" by W. L. George
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In news:

Near-death dog in Portage Co. Chief responds to drunken driver call.
Firefighters hold 3-day training in Santa Clara Co. A massive three-day wildfire prevention exercise is underway in the South Bay so emergency responders can be ready for the next inferno that could hit the Bay Area at any time.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. A Wisconsin anchor at WKBT responds to a letter from a viewer about her weight.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. City Forestry crews are responding to and cleaning up trees and limbs from City Right of Way trees.
Councilwoman responds to co-council members KKK comments.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. Colorado Springs Firefighters say they responded to a fire that sent a plume of smoke above Cheyenne Canyon shortly after 6:00 Saturday afternoon.
Washington Fire Co. And the Pennsville Ambulance responded to assist.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. Fire crews responded Friday morning to a house that was already destroyed by a fire in Eastern El Paso County because of a flare up.
Councilwoman responds to co-council members KKK comments.
View full size Peter Chen / The Post-Standard Firefighters respond to a fire at McIntosh Box & Pallet Co.
The Genesee County Sheriff's Department responded to a burglary at PharmD Co. 8191 State Road, Goodrich.
JOCO Mental Health Co- Responder Program.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. 11 News is investigating why it took police four hours to respond to a mother's calls about children getting shot by an Airsoft BB gun.
Responding to another blogger's list of 18 ways a start-up can save money, Mark Cuban, the co-founder of Broadcast.com and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, posted tips on his site, blogmaverick.com.
First responders mourn the loss of Washington Co EMS director.
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In science:

Petrova (2000) shows that the magnetosphere tends to concentrate rays from within a g iven set of co-planar field lines into two components of different peak opening angle, cor responding to the different ray paths descr ibed above.
Radio Pulsars
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