I adjective abeyant, asleep, at rest, becalmed, deactivated, hibernating, iacere, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent, passive, quiescent, quiet, resting, sleeping, slumbering, smoldering, static, still, suspended, torpid, unaroused, unawakened, undeveloped, unwakened associated concepts: dormant case, dormant corporation, dormant judgment, dormant partner, dormant powers, dormant season II index dead, inactive, insensible, lifeless (dull), otiose, passive, potential, stagnant, static, torpid

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Latent; inactive; silent. That which is dormant is not used, asserted, or enforced.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Latent; inactive; silent. That which is dormant is not used, asserted, or enforced.

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  • dormant — dormant, ante [ dɔrmɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • XIIe; de dormir 1 ♦ Rare Qui dort. ⇒ endormi. « Elle est là, dormante, dans ses propres ténèbres abandonnée, dans sa magnificence » (Duras). Blas. Animal dormant. ♢ Fig. Passions dormantes. ⇒ latent.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dormant — dormant, ante (dor man, man t ) adj. 1°   Qui dort. La belle au bois dormant, Titre d un conte de fée.    Terme de blason. Animal dormant, animal placé dans l attitude du sommeil.    Poétiquement, tranquille, où l on dort bien. •   Trouvez le moi …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • dormant — dor‧mant [ˈdɔːmənt ǁ ˈdɔːr ] adjective something that is dormant has not been active for a long time, although it may become active in the future: • The project lay dormant for two years until we found a co sponsor. • Someone tampered with IBM… …   Financial and business terms

  • dormant — DORMANT, ANTE. adj. Qui dort. Il est aussi substantif, et ne se dit que Des Martyrs qu on appelle Les sept Dormans. [b]f♛/b] On appelle Eau dormante, De l eau qui ne coule point; Verre dormant, châssis dormant, Un châssis, un verre qui ne s ouvre …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • dormant — Dormant, [dorm]ante. adj. v. Qui dort. Un homme dormant ne fait point de mal. les sept dormants. Il se dit figur. Des choses qui sont de nature à se mouvoir, ou qui sont faites ordinairement pour estre mües, & qui neanmoins demeurent arrestées en …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Dormant — Dor mant, n. [See {Dormant}, a.] (Arch.) A large beam in the roof of a house upon which portions of the other timbers rest or sleep. Arch. Pub. Soc. Called also {dormant tree}, {dorman tree}, {dormond}, and {dormer}. Halliwell …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dormant — means lacking activity. It can refer to: Dormancy in an organism s life cycle Dormant volcano, a volcano that is inactive but may become active in the future Dormant (heraldry), in heraldry, signifying a sleeping animal with head resting upon… …   Wikipedia

  • dormant — late 14c., fixed in place, from O.Fr. dormant (12c.), prp. of dormir to sleep, from L. dormire to sleep, from PIE root *drem to sleep (Cf. O.C.S. dremati to sleep, doze, Gk. edrathon I slept, Skt. drati sleeps ). Meaning …   Etymology dictionary

  • dormant — [dôr′mənt] adj. [ME < OFr prp. of dormir < LL dormire < IE base * dre , to sleep > Sans ni dra, sleep] 1. sleeping 2. as if asleep; quiet; still 3. inoperative; inactive 4. Biol. a) torpid in winter; in a state of suspended animation …   English World dictionary

  • Dormant — (frz. spr. áng), schlafend; als Substantiv: Tafelaufsatz …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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