appurtenance

  • 1 appurtenance — ap·pur·te·nance /ə pərt ən əns/ n [Anglo French apurtenance, alteration of Old French apartenance, from apartenant appurtenant]: property (as an outbuilding or fixture) or a property right (as a right of way) that is incidental to a principal… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Appurtenance — Ap*pur te*nance, n. [OF. apurtenaunce, apartenance, F. appartenance, LL. appartenentia, from L. appertinere. See {Appertain}.] That which belongs to something else; an adjunct; an appendage; an accessory; something annexed to another thing more… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 appurtenance — (n.) c.1300, right, privilege or possession subsidiary to a principal one, from Anglo Fr. apurtenance (12c.), O.Fr. apartenance, prp. of apartenir be related to, from L. appertinere to pertain to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + pertinere belong… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 appurtenance — accessory, adjunct, *appendage Analogous words: furnishing or furniture, equipment, appointment (see corresponding verbs at FURNISH) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 appurtenance — [ə pʉrt′ n əns] n. [ME < Anglo Fr apurtenance < OFr apertenance < prp. of LL appertinere, APPERTAIN] 1. anything that appertains; thing added to a more important thing; adjunct 2. [pl.] apparatus or equipment; accessories 3. an… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Appurtenance — Appurtenances (from late Latin appertinentia , from appertinere , to appertain ) is a legal term for what belongs to and goes with something else, the accessories or things usually conjoined with the substantive matter in question. In Gestalt… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Appurtenance — 1. A legal term denoting the attachment of a right or property to a more worthy principal. Appurtenance occurs when the attachment becomes part of the property such as a furnace or air conditioning unit. 2. An object or privilege associated with… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 8 appurtenance — noun Date: 14th century 1. an incidental right (as a right of way) attached to a principal property right and passing in possession with it 2. a subordinate part or adjunct < the appurtenance of welcome is …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 appurtenance — /euh perr tn euhns/, n. 1. something subordinate to another, more important thing; adjunct; accessory. 2. Law. a right, privilege, or improvement belonging to and passing with a principal property. 3. appurtenances, apparatus; instruments. [1350… …

    Universalium

  • 10 appurtenance — noun a) an appendage added to something else b) equipment used for some specific task; gear Syn: contenement …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 appurtenance — Synonyms and related words: accession, accessory, accident, accidental, accommodation, accompaniment, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, advantage, amenity, annex, annexation, appanage,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 appurtenance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. privilege, right;accessory, appendage; (pl.) furnishings, apparatus. See addition, provision. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. adjunct, accessory. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A subordinate element …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 appurtenance — ap|pur|te|nance [əˈpə:tınəns, tən US əˈpə:rtənəns] n [C usually plural] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: apartenir; APPERTAIN] formal a part of something more important …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 appurtenance — ap·pur·te·nance || É™ pɜːtɪnÉ™ns n. right associated with ownership of property; accessory …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 appurtenance — [ə pə:t(ɪ)nəns] noun an accessory associated with a particular activity. Origin ME: from OFr. apertenance, based on late L. appertinere (see appertain) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 appurtenance — noun (countable usually plural) 1 formal things that are an additional and less important part of something larger, for example possessions in a house 2 technical an additional right or responsibility connected with owning property …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 appurtenance — n adjunct, appanage, ancilla, auxiliary, appurtenant; attachment, appendage, annex; annexation, Rare. annexment; subordinate, small fry, Inf. small potatoes; subsidiary, subdivision, branch; supplement, supplementation, accessory, complement,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 appurtenance — ap·pur·te·nance …

    English syllables

  • 19 appurtenance — UK [æˈpɜːtɪnəns] / US noun [countable, usually plural] formal an object, piece of equipment, etc. that is used for a particular activity or that you have because of a particular situation Their house was filled with the appurtenances of upper… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 appurtenance — ap•pur•te•nance [[t]əˈpɜr tn əns[/t]] n. 1) something subordinate to another; adjunct 2) law a legal right, privilege, or improvement belonging to and passing with a principal property 3) appurtenances, apparatus; accessories • Etymology:… …

    From formal English to slang


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