reconvey

verb re·con·vey \ ˌrē-kən-ˈvā \

Definition of reconvey

: to convey back to a previous position or owner

reconveyance

play \ˌrē-kən-ˈvā-ən(t)s\ noun

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First Known Use of reconvey

1506


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reconvey

transitive verb re·con·vey \ ˌrē-kən-ˈvā \

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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