Freeholder

  • 1 freeholder — free‧hold‧er [ˈfriːhəʊldə ǁ hoʊldər] noun [countable] PROPERTY LAW someone who owns freehold land or property: • The freeholder may of course sell the land or property subject to the leaseholder s interest being maintained. * * * freeholder UK US …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 freeholder — free·hold·er n: the owner of a freehold estate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. freeholder …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Freeholder — Free hold er, n. (Law) The possessor of a freehold. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 freeholder — UK [ˈfriːhəʊldə(r)] / US [ˈfrɪˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] Word forms freeholder : singular freeholder plural freeholder the person who owns the freehold on a building or piece of land …

    English dictionary

  • 5 freeholder — The owner of a freehold. One who owns lands, having an estate of inheritance or an estate for life, not merely a contingent or an expectant estate. State ex rel. Cain v Toomey, 27 SD 37, 129 N W 563. For the purpose of qualification as a voter in …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 6 Freeholder — A freeholder can refer to:* one who holds title to real property in Fee simple * an official of county government in the State of New Jersey *A proprietor who holds a piece of land outright and has the right to lease, rent or sell as he pleases …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Freeholder — Free|hol|der 〈[fri:hoʊldə(r)] m. 3; in England〉 lehnsfreier Landbesitzer [engl. „Besitzer eines Freisassengutes“] * * * Free|hol|der [ fri:hoʊldə], der; s, s [engl. freeholder] (hist.): lehnsfreier Grundeigentümer in England …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 Freeholder — Free|hol|der [...houldɐ] der; s, s <aus engl. freeholder »Freisasse«> lehnsfreier Grundeigentümer in England …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 9 freeholder — [[t]fri͟ːhoʊldə(r)[/t]] freeholders N COUNT A freeholder is someone who owns the freehold to a particular piece of land …

    English dictionary

  • 10 freeholder — One having title to realty; either of inheritance or for life; either legal or equitable title. A person who possesses a freeholder estate; i.e. the owner of a freehold …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 freeholder — One having title to realty; either of inheritance or for life; either legal or equitable title. A person who possesses a freeholder estate; i.e. the owner of a freehold …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 freeholder — freehold ► NOUN 1) permanent and absolute tenure of land or property with freedom to dispose of it at will. 2) chiefly Brit. a piece of land or property held by such tenure. DERIVATIVES freeholder noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 freeholder — noun see freehold …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 freeholder — /free hohl deuhr/, n. 1. the owner of a freehold. 2. (in some U.S. counties) a registered voter who owns local property and has been a local resident for a specified length of time. [1325 75; ME freholder (see FREE, HOLDER); trans. of AF fraunc… …

    Universalium

  • 15 freeholder — noun A person who holds tenure by freehold …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 Freeholder — Free|hol|der 〈[fri:hoʊldə(r)] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; in England〉 lehnsfreier Landbesitzer [Etym.: engl., »Besitzer eines Freisassengutes«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 17 freeholder — free|hold|er [ˈfri:həuldə US houldər] n BrE an owner of freehold land or property →↑leaseholder …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 freeholder — n. one who has lifetime ownership of a property (Law) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 freeholder — noun (C) an owner of freehold land or property …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 freeholder — free·hold·er …

    English syllables