re·but·tal /ri-'bət-əl/ n: the act or procedure of rebutting; also: evidence or argument that rebuts
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
n.The opportunity given to a defending party to respond to and refute the arguments presented by the party presenting a case in chief, or to the party who initiates a closing argument after the other party has responded to that argument; an oral argument responding to and refuting an initial case.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
1) Evidence or argument introduced to counter, disprove, or contradict the opposing party's evidence or argument.2) Legal arguments presented in a reply brief.Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
n.evidence introduced to counter, disprove or contradict the opposition's evidence or a presumption, or responsive legal argument.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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Rebuttal — Re*but tal (r[ e]*b[u^]t tal), n. (Law) The giving of evidence on the part of a plaintiff to destroy the effect of evidence introduced by the defendant in the same suit. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
rebuttal — (n.) 1793, from REBUT (Cf. rebut) + AL (Cf. al) (2) … Etymology dictionary
rebuttal — [n] counterstatement answer, confutation, counteraccusation, counterargument, countercharge, counterclaim, defense, rejoinder, reply; concepts 274,278 … New thesaurus
rebuttal — ► NOUN ▪ a refutation or contradiction … English terms dictionary
rebuttal — [ribut′ l] n. a rebutting, esp. in law … English World dictionary
Rebuttal — This article is about the legal concept, for a rebuttal used in informal logic, see counterargument .In law, rebuttal is a form of evidence that is presented to contradict or nullify other evidence that has been presented by an adverse party. By… … Wikipedia
rebuttal — rebut re‧but [rɪˈbʌt] verb rebutted PTandPPX rebutting PRESPARTX [transitive] formal to prove that a statement or a charge made against you is false: • This clause could be used to rebut the suggestion made by the landlord s insurers … Financial and business terms
rebuttal — [[t]rɪbʌ̱t(ə)l[/t]] rebuttals N COUNT: oft N of/to n If you make a rebuttal of a charge or accusation that has been made against you, you make a statement which gives reasons why the accusation is untrue. [FORMAL] He is conducting a point by… … English dictionary
rebuttal — n. to make a rebuttal * * * [rɪ bʌtl] to make a rebuttal … Combinatory dictionary
rebuttal — UK [rɪˈbʌt(ə)l] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms rebuttal : singular rebuttal plural rebuttals formal a) a statement showing or saying that something is not true b) a refusal to accept that something is true … English dictionary