One who claims; one who makes a claim.
(legal) A party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant; accusers.
(UK) A person receiving money from the government, in a form of unemployment benefits, disability benefits or similar.
One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; - opposed to defendant.
(legal) The party who initiates a lawsuit before a court.
One who claims; one who asserts a right or title; a claimer.
a person who brings an action in a court of law
someone who claims a benefit or right or title;
‘claimants of unemployment compensation’; ‘he was a claimant to the throne’;
a person who brings a case against another in a court of law
‘the plaintiff commenced an action for damages’;
a person making a claim, especially in a lawsuit or for a state benefit
‘one in four eligible claimants failed to register for a rebate’;
A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy.