Definitions for waiverˈweɪ vər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the intentional relinquishment of a right.
an express or written statement specifying this.
Origin of waiver:
1620–30; < AF weyver, n. use of inf.: to waive ; see -er3
release, waiver, discharge(noun)
a formal written statement of relinquishment
The act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege.
A legal document releasing some requirement, such as waiving a right (giving it up) or a waiver of liability (agreeing to hold someone blameless). Also used for such a form even before it is filled out and signed.
I had to sign a waiver when I went skydiving, agreeing not to sue even if something went wrong.
Something that releases a person from a requirement.
Origin: weyver, from waiver
the act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege