- a joining; act of meeting or coming together
- a joining of causes
- a joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants
- a uniting on facts or procedure
- an accepting of an issue offered
Origin of joinderOld French joindre, use of infinitive as noun : see join
- Law A joining of causes of action or parties in a single lawsuit.
- The act of joining.
Origin of joinderFrom French joindre, to join, from Old French; see join.
A litigant is joined by a "notice of joinder". The substantive application is an "application for joinder".
From Latin iungō (“join”), through Old French joindre: to join
joinder - Legal Definition