noun (plural attorneys)
- 1A person appointed to act for another in business or legal matters.More example sentences
- Other important intermediaries were legal attorneys, who represented the Christian groups in their dealings with the state.
- The court would appoint public attorneys to represent Estrada.
- You and your attorney should understand your business situation thoroughly before you decide on a license.
Middle English: from Old French atorne, past participle of atorner 'assign', from a 'toward' + torner 'turn'.