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Webster 1913 Edition


Subrogation

Subˊro-ga′tion

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
subrogation
, LL.
subrogatio
.]
The act of subrogating.
Specifically:
(Law)
The substitution of one person in the place of another as a creditor, the new creditor succeeding to the rights of the former; the mode by which a third person who pays a creditor succeeds to his rights against the debtor.
Bouvier. Burrill. Abbott.

Webster 1828 Edition


Subrogation

SUBROGA'TION

,
Noun.
In the civil law,the substituting of one person in the place of another and giving him his rights.

Definition 2022


subrogation

subrogation

English

Noun

subrogation (countable and uncountable, plural subrogations)

  1. (law) Substitution of a different person in place of a creditor or claimant with respect to certain rights and duties.
    Subrogation is a staple element of the casualty insurance business.
    He became my creditor as the result of a subrogation by a vendor.

Derived terms

  • equitable subrogation

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References

  • Black's Law Dictionary 10th Edition (2014)