Definitions for quitclaimˈkwɪtˌkleɪm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quit•claimˈkwɪtˌkleɪm(n.)

  1. a transfer of one's interest in a property, esp. without a warranty of title.

    Category: Law

  2. (v.t.)to give up claim to (property) by means of a quitclaim deed.

Origin of quitclaim:

1275–1325; ME quitclayme < AF quiteclame, der. of quiteclamer to declare quit. See quit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quitclaim, quitclaim deed(noun)

    document transferring title or right or claim to another

  2. quitclaim(noun)

    act of transferring a title or right or claim to another

Wiktionary

  1. quitclaim(Noun)

    A renunciation of claims.

  2. quitclaim(Noun)

    A deed that is a renunciation of claims to a parcel of real property and a transfer of one's claims to another; a quitclaim deed.

  3. quitclaim(Verb)

    To relinquish, release, or transfer a title, claim, or interest to another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quitclaim(noun)

    a release or relinquishment of a claim; a deed of release; an instrument by which some right, title, interest, or claim, which one person has, or is supposed to have, in or to an estate held by himself or another, is released or relinquished, the grantor generally covenanting only against persons who claim under himself

  2. Quitclaim(verb)

    to release or relinquish a claim to; to release a claim to by deed, without covenants of warranty against adverse and paramount titles

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