appendant

  • 1 Appendant — Ap*pend ant, a. [F. appendant, p. pr. of appendre. See {Append}, v. t.] 1. Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal appendant to a paper. [1913 Webster] As they have transmitted the benefit to us, it is but reasonable we should suffer… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Appendant — Ap*pend ant, n. 1. Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate to it. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior inheritance. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 appendant — index appurtenance, attached (annexed), rider Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 appendant — appendant, ante (a ppan dan, dan t ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui est suspendu à. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Appendre …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 appendant — or appendent [ə pen′dənt] adj. [Fr, prp. of appendre, APPEND] 1. attached or added as an appendage 2. associated with as a consequence 3. Law belonging to as a subsidiary right n. 1. an appendage …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 appendant — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French apendaunt, present participle of apendre to belong, be subject, from Medieval Latin appendēre to be attached, belong to, from Latin, to be pending, from ad + pendēre to hang (intransitive… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 appendant — appendance, appendancy, appendence, appendency, n. /euh pen deuhnt/, adj. 1. attached or suspended; annexed. 2. associated as an accompaniment or consequence: the salary appendant to a position. 3. Law. pertaining to a legal appendant. n. 4. a… …

    Universalium

  • 8 appendant — /əˈpɛndənt/ (say uh penduhnt) adjective 1. hanging to; annexed; attached. 2. associated as an accompaniment or consequence: the salary appendant to a position. 3. Law relating to a legal appendant. –noun 4. a person or thing attached or added. 5 …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 appendant — A thing annexed to or belonging to another thing and passing with it. Something added or attached. At common law, a thing of inheritance belonging to another inheritance which is more worthy; as an advowson, common, etc., which may be appendant… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 appendant — A thing annexed to or belonging to another thing and passing with it. Something added or attached. At common law, a thing of inheritance belonging to another inheritance which is more worthy; as an advowson, common, etc., which may be appendant… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 appendant — affixed affixed adj. 1. attached physically. Opposite of {unaffixed}. Note: Various more specific adjectives meaning affixed are: {appendant , {basifixed}, {fastened, secured}, {glued, pasted, stuck to(predicate) , {pegged down , {pinned, stapled …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 appendant — ap•pend•ant [[t]əˈpɛn dənt[/t]] adj. 1) cvb attached; annexed 2) cvb associated as an accompaniment or consequence 3) law pertaining to a legal appendant 4) a person or thing attached or added 5) law a right historically annexed to a greater one… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 appendant — Appurtenant; belonging to another more important thing. At common law, things incidental to a fee in land were classified as things regardant, appendant, and appurtenant, marking distinctions which are now obsolete. New Ipswich W. L. Factory v… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14 appendant — adj. & n. adj. (usu. foll. by to) attached in a subordinate capacity. n. an appendant person or thing. Etymology: OF apendant f. apendre formed as APPEND, ANT …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 appendant — adjective attached as an appendage …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 appendant — adj. attached, connected, annexed; of a possession or right which is a part of a larger inheritance (Law) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 appendant — formal adjective attached. noun a subordinate person or thing …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 appendant — a. Annexed, attached, hanging, concomitant, attendant …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 appendant — adj 1. attached, appended, suffixed, subjoined, annexed, added; suspended, pendant, hanging or swinging from; additional, supplementary, supplemental, codicillary, adjunct; subordinate, subsidiary, secondary, auxiliary, ancillary. 2. accompanying …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 appendant — ap·pend·ant …

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