premises

  • 1 premises — prem·is·es / pre mə səz/ n pl 1: matters previously stated: as a: the preliminary part of a deed that includes a description of the real estate and that precedes the habendum b: the preliminary part of a bill in equity that states the facts,… …

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  • 2 premises — prem‧is‧es [ˈpremsz] noun [plural] PROPERTY the buildings and land used by a shop, business, hotel etc: • establishments serving beers and ales brewed on the premises • business premises * * * premises UK US /ˈpremɪsɪz/ plural noun PROPERTY …

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  • 3 premises — building and grounds, 1730; see PREMISE (Cf. premise) …

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  • 4 premises — [n] grounds and buildings bounds, campus, digs, establishment, fix, flat, hangout*, home, house, joint*, land, lay, layout, limits, neck of the woods*, office, pad, place, plant, property, real estate*, roof, scene, site, spot, terrace, turf,… …

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  • 5 premises — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ a house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or considered in an official context …

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  • 6 premises — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ new ▪ The company moved to new purpose built premises in Mumbai. ▪ suitable ▪ bigger, larger ▪ We are moving to larger premises …

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  • 7 Premises — Premise Prem ise, n.; pl. {Premises}. [Written also, less properly, {premiss}.] [F. pr[ e]misse, fr. L. praemissus, p. p. of praemittere to send before; prae before + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. A proposition antecedently supposed or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Premises — For other uses, see Premise Premises are land and buildings together considered as a property. This usage arose from property owners finding the word in their title deeds, where it originally correctly meant the aforementioned; what this document …

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  • 9 premises — prem|is|es [ premisəz ] noun plural ** the buildings and land that a business or organization uses: The charity is hoping to move to new premises next year. on/off the premises: While on the premises, all visitors must carry some form of… …

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  • 10 premises */*/ — UK [ˈpremɪsɪz] / US [ˈpremɪsəz] noun [plural] the buildings and land that a business or organization uses The charity is hoping to move to new premises next year. business/school/shop premises: Banks and business premises were damaged by… …

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  • 11 premises — n. property on the premises (to be consumed on the premises) * * * [ property ] on the premises (to be consumed on the premises) …

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  • 12 premises — That which is put before; that which precedes; the foregoing statements. Thus, in logic, the two introductory propositions of the syllogism are called the premises, and from them the conclusion is deduced. So, in pleading, the expression in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 premises — The grounds of an argument or dissertation. In an instrument, something written before in the same instrument. Alaska Improv. Co. v Hirsch, 119 Cal 249, 255, 47 P 124, 51 P 340. A formal part of a deed, otherwise known as the caption, preceding… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14 premises — noun land and the buildings on it (Freq. 1) bread is baked on the premises the were evicted from the premises • Hypernyms: ↑site, ↑land site …

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  • 15 premises — plural noun he was asked to leave the premises Syn: building(s), property, site, office …

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  • 16 premises — the waterfront property, including the stores, wharf, flakes and other facilities, of a merchant, planter or fisherman (Newfoundland) …

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  • 17 premises — noun /ˈpɹɛməsiːz,ˈpɹɛməsɪs/ a) land, and all the built structures on it, especially when considered as a single place. b) The subject of a conveyance or deed …

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  • 18 premises — premise …

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  • 19 premises — Synonyms and related words: airspace, area, belt, confines, continental shelf, corridor, country, department, district, division, environs, ground, heartland, hinterland, land, milieu, neighborhood, offshore rights, part, parts, place, precincts …

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  • 20 premises — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Evidence] Syn. testimony, reason, support; see basis 1 , proof 1 . 2. [Real estate] Syn. bounds, limits, land; see property 2 …

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