Definitions for joinderˈdʒɔɪn dər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of joining.
Law. the joining of causes of action in a suit. the joining of parties in a suit. the acceptance by a party to an action of an issue tendered.
Origin of joinder:
1595–1605; < F joindre. See join , -er3
The joining a litigant to a suit.
Origin: From iungo, through joindre: to join
the act of joining; a putting together; conjunction
a joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit
acceptance of an issue tendered in law or fact
a joining of causes of action or defense in civil suits or criminal prosecutions