Abalienate

  • 1 Abalienate — Ab*al ien*ate ([a^]b*[=a]l yen*[=a]t; 94, 106), v. t. [L. abalienatus, p. p. of abalienare; ab + alienus foreign, alien. See {Alien}.] 1. (Civil Law) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. [1913 Webster] 2. To estrange; to… …

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  • 2 abalienate — I verb assign, bequeath, convey, demise, grant, hand down, hand over, pass on, transfer, transfer by deed, transfer by will II index alienate (transfer title), assign (transfer ownership) …

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  • 3 abalienate — (v.) 1550s, from L. abalienatus, pp. of abalienare to remove, lit. to make alien, from ab (see AB (Cf. ab )) + alienare (see ALIENATE (Cf. alienate)). Related: Abalienated; abalienating …

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  • 4 abalienate — verb a) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. b) To cause alienation of (mind). Sandys …

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  • 5 abalienate — É™ bɑːlneɪt v. alienate, estrange; transfer property …

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  • 6 abalienate — v. a. 1. Alienate, estrange. 2. (Law.) Alienate, transfer, convey, demise, make over, deliver over …

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  • 7 abalienate — ab·alien·ate …

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  • 8 abalienate — /abeyliyaneyt/ To transfer interest or title …

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  • 9 abalienate — /abeyliyaneyt/ To transfer interest or title …

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  • 10 abalienate — (ˈ)aˈbālyəˌnāt, lēə transitive verb Etymology: Latin abalienatus, past participle of Latin abalienare, from ab ab + alienare to alienate more at alienate : to transfer the title of : alienate …

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  • 11 assign — as·sign 1 /ə sīn/ vt 1: to transfer (property or rights) to another the general practice by inventors of assign ing patent rights J. K. Owens 2: to appoint to a post or duty assign ed to represent the defendant …

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  • 12 convey — con·vey /kən vā/ vt con·veyed, con·vey·ing: to transfer or transmit (property or property rights) to another esp. by a writing (as a deed or will) agreed to convey to the estate his Manhattan town house R. H. Jensen compare alienate, devise …

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  • 13 Transfer — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Transfer >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 transfer transfer conveyance assignment alienation abalienation Sgm: N 1 demise demise limitation Sgm: N 1 conveyancing conveyancing Sgm: N 1 transmission …

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  • 14 abalienation — (n.) 1650s, from L. abalienationem (nom. abalienatio), noun of action from pp. stem of abalienare (see ABALIENATE (Cf. abalienate)) …

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  • 15 bequeath — be·queath /bi kwēth, kwēt̲h̲/ vt [Old English becwethan to speak to, address, leave by will, from be to, about + cwethan to say]: to give by will used esp. of personal property but sometimes of real property; see also legacy, legatee compare de …

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  • 16 consign — con·sign /kən sīn/ vt: to entrust (one s goods) to the possession of a dealer to be sold for profit or returned if unsold compare bail, entrust con·sign·ment n con·sign·or /kən sī nər, ˌkän ˌsī nȯr/ n …

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  • 17 demise — de·mise 1 /di mīz/ vt de·mised, de·mis·ing: to convey (possession of property) by will or lease the demised premises demise 2 n [Anglo French, from feminine past participle of demettre to convey by lease, from Old French, to put down, give up,… …

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  • 18 grant — 1 vt 1: to permit as a right or privilege grant a new trial the Supreme Court grant ed certiorari 2: to bestow or transfer formally; specif: to transfer the possession or title of by a deed: convey …

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  • 19 transfer — trans·fer 1 /trans fər, trans ˌfər/ vt trans·ferred, trans·fer·ring: to cause a transfer of trans·fer·abil·i·ty /trans ˌfər ə bi lə tē, ˌtrans fər / n trans·fer·able also trans·fer·ra·ble /trans fər ə bəl/ adj trans·fer·or /trans fər ȯr, tr …

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  • 20 alienate — alien·ate / ā lē ə ˌnāt/ vt at·ed, at·ing [Latin alienare, from alienus not one s own]: to give away or sell (property or a property right) to another will not sell, transfer, assign, hypothecate or otherwise alienate any of his voting shares… …

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