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

Examples of reconvey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Typically, this means the satisfied loan has not be reconveyed correctly. Allen Buchanan, Orange County Register, 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 25 Jun. 2021.

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transitive verb
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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