quitclaim

verb
quit·​claim | \ ˈkwit-ˌklām How to pronounce quitclaim (audio) \
quitclaimed; quitclaiming; quitclaims

Definition of quitclaim

transitive verb

: to release or relinquish a legal claim to especially : to release a claim to or convey by a quitclaim deed

Other Words from quitclaim

quitclaim noun

First Known Use of quitclaim

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Quitclaim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quitclaim. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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quitclaim

transitive verb
quit·​claim | \ ˈkwit-ˌklām How to pronounce quitclaim (audio) \

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

Other Words from quitclaim

quitclaim noun

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