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1 a : the act or process of suggesting
b : something suggested
2 : an entry on the record of a fact or circumstance (as the death or insolvency of a party) material to a case and essential for the court in making its determination [reference to a party's death in a pleading was not the equivalent of a formal of death on the record "Kissic v. Liberty Nat'l Life Ins. Co., 641 So. 2d 250 (1994)"]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.