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Meaning of QUITCLAIM

Pronunciation:  'kwit`kleym

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  act of transferring a title or right or claim to another
  2. [n]  document transferring title or right or claim to another
 

QUITCLAIM is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: quitclaim deed
 
 See Also: conveyance, transfer, transference

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quit"claim`\, n. [Quit, a. + claim.] (Law)
    A release or relinquishment of a claim; a deed of release; an
    instrument by which some right, title, interest, or claim,
    which one person has, or is supposed to have, in or to an
    estate held by himself or another, is released or
    relinquished, the grantor generally covenanting only against
    persons who claim under himself.
    
    
  2. \Quit"claim`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quitclaimed}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Quitclaiming}.] (Law)
    To release or relinquish a claim to; to release a claim to by
    deed, without covenants of warranty against adverse and
    paramount titles.
    
    
 

 

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