verb at·torn \ə-ˈtərn\

Definition of ATTORN

intransitive verb
:  to agree to be tenant to a new owner or landlord of the same property
at·torn·ment \-mənt\ noun

Origin of ATTORN

Middle English attournen, from Anglo-French aturner to prepare, designate, attorn, from a- (from Latin ad-) + turner to turn
First Known Use: 15th century


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