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Lible vs. Libel

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Which is correct: Lible or Libel

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Libel
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Lible

Misspelling of libel.

Libelnoun

(countable) A written or pictorial false statement which unjustly seeks to damage someone's reputation.

Libelnoun

(uncountable) The act or crime of displaying such a statement publicly.

Libelnoun

(countable) Any defamatory writing; a lampoon; a satire.

Libelnoun

A written declaration or statement by the plaintiff of his cause of action, and of the relief he seeks.

Libelnoun

(countable) A brief writing of any kind, especially a declaration, bill, certificate, request, supplication, etc.

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Libelverb

(transitive) To defame someone, especially in a manner that meets the legal definition of libel.

‘He libelled her when he published that.’;

Libelverb

(legal) To proceed against (a ship, goods, etc.) by filing a libel.

Libelnoun

A brief writing of any kind, esp. a declaration, bill, certificate, request, supplication, etc.

‘A libel of forsaking [divorcement].’;

Libelnoun

Any defamatory writing; a lampoon; a satire.

Libelnoun

A malicious publication expressed either in print or in writing, or by pictures, effigies, or other signs, tending to expose another to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule. Such publication is indictable at common law.

Libelnoun

The crime of issuing a malicious defamatory publication.

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Libelnoun

A written declaration or statement by the plaintiff of his cause of action, and of the relief he seeks.

Libelverb

To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon.

‘Some wicked wits have libeled all the fair.’;

Libelverb

To proceed against by filing a libel, particularly against a ship or goods.

Libelverb

To spread defamation, written or printed; - with against.

‘What's this but libeling against the senate?’; ‘[He] libels now 'gainst each great man.’;

Libelnoun

a tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

Libelnoun

the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defammation) and any relief he seeks

Libelverb

print slanderous statements against;

‘The newspaper was accused of libeling him’;

Libelnoun

a published false statement that is damaging to a person's reputation; a written defamation

‘he was found guilty of a libel on a Liverpool inspector of taxes’;

Libelnoun

the action or crime of publishing a libel

‘a libel action’; ‘she sued two newspapers for libel’;

Libelnoun

a false and typically malicious statement about a person.

Libelnoun

a thing that brings undeserved discredit on a person by misrepresentation.

Libelnoun

(in admiralty and ecclesiastical law) a plaintiff's written declaration.

Libelverb

defame (someone) by publishing a libel

‘the jury found that he was libelled by a newspaper’;

Libelverb

make a false and typically malicious statement about.

Libelverb

(in admiralty and ecclesiastical law) bring a suit against

‘if a ship does you any injury you libel the ship’;

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