syn·di·cate 1 /'sin-di-kət/ n [French syndicat the office or jurisdiction of a syndic]
1: a group organized to carry out a particular transaction or enterprise
2: an association of organized criminals
syn·di·cate 2 /'sin-di-ˌkāt/ vb -cat·ed, -cat·ing
vt: to form or manage as or through a syndicate
a syndicated tax shelter
vi: to unite to form a syndicate
syn·di·ca·tion /ˌsin-di-'kā-shən/ n

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

I noun alliance, association, cartel, coalition, combine, company, consortium, council, federation, guild, league, machine, merger, organization, partnership, pool, ring, societas, union II index amalgamate, association (alliance), business (commercial enterprise), cartel, coalition, combine (act in concert), committee, confederacy (compact), consortium (business cartel), corporation, enterprise (economic organization), federation, institute, merger, organization (association), partnership, pool, trust (combination of businesses)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(1) A group of people or companies that form an alliance, permanent or temporary, to conduct some business or activity together.
(2) An organization that supplies material to a large number of periodical publications.
(1) To manage a syndicate; to be managed by a syndicate; to sell something to a syndicate.
(2) To publish or broadcast the same material in multiple publications at the same time.

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

A joint venture among individuals or corporations to accomplish a particular business goal, such as the purchase, development, and sale of real estate, followed by division of the profits. A syndicate is similar to a partnership, but it has a specific objective or purpose after the completion of which it will dissolve.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

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

This term has a number of meanings. In the context of:
• Finance, a group of lenders that collectively make a loan to a borrower, with each lender in the syndicate being severally liable (several liability) to fund only its pro rata share of the loan. A single agent bank administers the loan on behalf of the lenders. When used as a verb, "to syndicate" means the process of selling portions of the loan (or allocating the commitments) to syndicate members (see syndication).
• Securities and capital markets, a group of underwriters selected by the managing underwriters to market and sell shares in a registered public offering.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

1 n. A group of corporations that band together for a single enterprise that each alone would be unwilling or incapable of performing. For example, it took a syndicate of motor vehicle makers and aircraft companies to produce America's warplanes of World War II. In the negative sense it is used to denote organized crime.
2 v. To organize into a syndicate or to sell shares in.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

An association of individuals formed for the purpose of conducting a particular business; a joint venture.

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

An association of individuals formed for the purpose of conducting a particular business; a joint venture.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   a joint venture among individuals and/or corporations to accomplish a particular business objective, such as the purchase, development and sale of a tract of real property, followed by division of the profits. A joint venture, and thus a syndicate, is much like a partnership, but has a specific objective or purpose, after the completion of which it will dissolve.
   See also: joint venture

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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