re·​con·​vey | \ ˌrē-kən-ˈvā How to pronounce reconvey (audio) \
reconveyed; reconveying; reconveys

Definition of reconvey

transitive verb

: to convey back to a previous position or owner

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reconveyance \ ˌrē-​kən-​ˈvā-​ən(t)s How to pronounce reconvey (audio) \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Typically, this means the satisfied loan has not be reconveyed correctly. Allen Buchanan, Orange County Register, "Before selling commercial real estate, do these things," 13 May 2017

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First Known Use of reconvey

1506, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reconvey was in 1506

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“Reconvey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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re·​con·​vey | \ ˌrē-kən-ˈvā How to pronounce reconvey (audio) \

Legal Definition of reconvey

: to convey back or again the lender reconveyed title to the borrower upon satisfaction of the debt

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