ex·tra·dite /'ek-strə-ˌdīt/ vt -dit·ed, -dit·ing
1: to deliver up to extradition
2: to obtain the extradition of
ex·tra·dit·abil·i·ty /ˌek-strə-ˌdī-tə-'bi-lə-tē/ n
ex·tra·dit·able /'ek-strə-ˌdī-tə-bəl/ adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index deport (banish), transport

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

For a state or country to transfer a person accused of a crime to the country or state where the crime supposedly occurred.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

To surrender someone who has been charged with a crime to another state or country, or to obtain the surrender of someone from another jurisdiction.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

v. To transfer through legal process a captured fugitive to the jurisdiction where he or she is sought.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Extradite — Ex tra*dite, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extradited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extraditing}.] To deliver up by one government to another, as a fugitive from justice. See {Extradition}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extradite — 1864, back formation from EXTRADITION (Cf. extradition). Related: Extradited; extraditing …   Etymology dictionary

  • extradite — deport, transport, expatriate, *banish, exile, ostracize Analogous words: surrender, *relinquish, yield, resign …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • extradite — [v] send to another place by force abandon, apprehend, arrest, bring to justice, bring to trial, deliver, give up, release, surrender; concepts 217,317 …   New thesaurus

  • extradite — ► VERB ▪ hand over (a person accused or convicted of committing a crime in a foreign state) to the jurisdiction of that state. DERIVATIVES extraditable adjective extradition noun. ORIGIN from French extradition, from tradition delivery …   English terms dictionary

  • extradite — [eks′trə dīt΄] vt. extradited, extraditing [back form. < EXTRADITION] 1. to turn over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of another country, state, etc. where the crime was allegedly committed 2. to obtain the… …   English World dictionary

  • extradite — 01. Iran has refused to [extradite] hijackers of an American jet to the U.S., stating that Iran explains nothing to anyone but God. 02. In the fall of 1989, Britain began proceedings to [extradite] General Augusto Pinochet to Spain to face… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • extradite — v. (D; tr.) to extradite from; to * * * [ ekstrədaɪt] to (D; tr.) to extradite from …   Combinatory dictionary

  • extradite — UK [ˈekstrədaɪt] / US [ˈekstrəˌdaɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms extradite : present tense I/you/we/they extradite he/she/it extradites present participle extraditing past tense extradited past participle extradited to send someone accused of a… …   English dictionary

  • extradite — verb Extradite is used with these nouns as the object: ↑suspect …   Collocations dictionary

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