pander


pander
pan·der 1 /'pan-dər/ vt: to sell or distribute by pandering
had no protected right to pander prurient materialsDunigan Enterprises v. DA for the Northern District, 415 N.E.2d 251 (1981)
vi: to engage in pandering
counts included...conspiracy to pander and receive the earnings of a prostituteState v. Tocco, 750 P.2d 874 (1988)
pander 2 n [Middle English Pandare, character who procured for Troilus the love of Cressida in Troilus and Creseyde, poem by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1342–1400)]: one who engages in pandering: panderer

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pander
verb assist, attend, be instrumental, be of service, be servile, be subservient, be useful, cater, court favor, do service, furnish, give, gratify, help, humor, indulge, ingratiate oneself, make contented, make oneself useful, minister, obey, oblige, pamper, please, procure, provide, purvey, render service, satisfy, satisfy desires, serve, subserve, supply, tend, toady, truckle to, wait on, work in the service of

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


pander
v.
To cater to someone’s immoral lusts and desires, such as by providing pornography; to procure a prostitute for someone.
n.
A pimp.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


pander
to arrange for prostitution.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


pander
1) To solicit customers for a prostitute.
2) A pimp, who procures customers for a prostitute or lures a woman into prostitution for the pimp's own profit.
3) To cater to special interests without principle.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


pander
v. To pimp; to cater to others' lust.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


pander
To pimp; to cater to the gratification of the lust of another. To entice or procure a person, by promises, threats, fraud, or deception to enter any place in which prostitution is practiced for the purpose of prostitution.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


pander
To pimp; to cater to the gratification of the lust of another. To entice or procure a person, by promises, threats, fraud, or deception to enter any place in which prostitution is practiced for the purpose of prostitution.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

pander
   1) v. to solicit customers for a prostitute.
   2) n. a pimp, who procures customers for a prostitute or lures a woman into prostitution, all for his own profit.
   3) v. catering to special interests without any principles, such as a politician who says to whatever group he/she is addressing just what they want to hear to win their support, contributions or favors.
   See also: prostitute

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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