Definition of Seconder

1. Noun. Someone who endorses a motion or petition as a necessary preliminary to a discussion or vote.

Generic synonyms: Admirer, Booster, Champion, Friend, Protagonist, Supporter
Derivative terms: Second



Definition of Seconder

1. n. One who seconds or supports what another attempts, affirms, moves, or proposes; as, the seconder of an enterprise or of a motion.

Definition of Seconder

1. Noun. The person who makes a second to a motion in any formal procedure, such as a parliamentary procedure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seconder

1. one that seconds [n -S] - See also: seconds

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seconder

secondary union
secondary valence
secondary victimisation
secondary victimization
secondary victimizations
secondary villus
secondary visual area
secondary visual cortex
secondary vitreous
secondary wall
secondary winding
seconde
seconded
secondee
secondees
seconder (current term)
seconders
secondes
secondhand
secondhand-smoke
secondhand smoke
secondi
seconding
secondly
secondment
secondments
secondness
secondo
seconds
seconds of arc

Literary usage of Seconder

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1. Memorials of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis (1800-1873) by Edward Bellasis (1895)
"Mr. Swift's resolutions at Clerkenwell. Lord Enfield on the seconder's speech. Testimony to Catholic priests. ..."

2. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Great Britain Magistrates' cases, Edward William Cox (1878)
"Tim situation of the property in respect of which a seconder of a candidate subscribed a ... There was no dispute as to the identity of the seconder. ..."

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