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Another term for a person who originates a lawsuit or action.


 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
plaintiff (noun)
a person who brings a legal action - compare defendant
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
plaintiff (noun)
the person in a legal proceeding who makes a charge of wrongdoing against another
SYNONYMS:
plaintiff, suer
RELATED WORDS:
accuser; litigant, party, suitor; appellant, petitioner, pleader
NEAR ANTONYMS:
accused
defendant
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