acquittance

play
noun ac·quit·tance \ə-ˈkwi-tən(t)s\

Definition of acquittance

  1. :  a document evidencing a discharge from an obligation; especially :  a receipt in full

14th Century

First Known Use of acquittance

14th century


Law Dictionary

acquittance

play
noun ac·quit·tance \ə-ˈkwit-əns\

Legal Definition of acquittance

  1. :  acquittal 1


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up acquittance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to bile

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!