Related to interplead: implead
intr.v. in·ter·plead·ed, in·ter·plead·ing, in·ter·pleads Law
To submit one's claim to the process of interpleader.
[Middle English enterpleden, from Anglo-Norman enterpleder : enter-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + pleder, to plead (variant of Old French plaidier; see plead).]
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vb, -pleads, -pleading, -pleaded, -plead (-ˈplɛd) or -pled
(Law) (intr) law to institute interpleader proceedings
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v.i. -plead•ed, -plead•ing.
(in litigation between two parties) to determine judicially which party has the more valid claim against a third party.
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Past participle: interpleaded/interpled
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