Synonyms for relation back

Synonyms for (noun) relation back

Synonyms: relation, relation back

Definition: (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time

Usage: his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed

Similar words: judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle

Definition: (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence