Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One liable as a member to contribute to the assets on the winding up of a company.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    adj. Joining in the promotion of a given purpose; lending assistance to the production of a given result. As to contributory "Infringement" and "Negllgenco," see those titles.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    n. A person liable to contribute to the assets of a company which is being wound up, as being a member or (in some cases) a past member thercof. Mozley & Whitley.