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1. tort

noun. ['ˈtɔrt'] (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought.

Synonyms

  • wrongful conduct
  • civil wrong
  • wrongdoing
  • invasion of privacy
  • alienation of affection
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • goodness
  • good
  • behave

Etymology

  • tort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Tort

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart
  • swart
  • stuart

Example sentences of the word tort


1. Noun, singular or mass
Leaving a banana peel on the floor of your restaurant that someone slips on is a tort.

2. Verb, base form
The same reasoning applies to tort actions, especially negligence.

2. tort-feasor

noun. a party who has committed a tort.

Synonyms

  • party
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