quitclaim

verb quit·claim \ ˈkwit-ˌklām \

Definition of quitclaim

quitclaimed; quitclaiming; quitclaims
: to release or relinquish a legal claim to; especially : to release a claim to or convey by a quitclaim deed

quitclaim

noun

First Known Use of quitclaim

14th century

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quitclaim

transitive verb quit·claim \ ˈkwit-ˌklām \

legal Definition of quitclaim

: to release a claim to; specifically : to release a claim to and convey by quitclaim deed
  • required under the divorce decree to quitclaim the property to his wife

quitclaim

noun

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