disseize
transitive verb see disseise

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
, (wrongfully)


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  • Disseize — Dis*seize , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disseized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseizing}.] [Pref. dis + seize: cf. F. dessaisir.] (Law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); followed by of; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disseize — var of disseise Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. disseize …   Law dictionary

  • disseize — [dis sēz′] vt. disseized, disseizing [ME disseisen < Anglo Fr disseisir < OFr dessaisir: see DIS & SEIZE] Law to deprive wrongfully of real property; dispossess unlawfully: also spelled disseise …   English World dictionary

  • disseize — disseizor, n. /dis seez /, v.t., disseized, disseizing. Law. to deprive (a person) of seizin, or of the possession, of a freehold interest in land, esp. wrongfully or by force; oust. [1250 1300; ME disseise < AF disseisir, equiv. to dis DIS 1 +… …   Universalium

  • disseize — v. wrongfully seize property by force, dispossess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disseize — v. a. Dispossess, oust (wrongfully) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • disseize — dis·seize …   English syllables

  • disseize — dis•seize [[t]dɪsˈsiz[/t]] v. t. seized, seiz•ing law to deprive (a person) of the possession of land, esp. wrongfully or by force • Etymology: 1250–1300; disseisen < AF disseisir= dis I+seisir to seize dis•sei′zor, n …   From formal English to slang

  • disseize — transitive verb see disseise …   Useful english dictionary

  • disseise — Disseize Dis*seize , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disseized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseizing}.] [Pref. dis + seize: cf. F. dessaisir.] (Law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); followed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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