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əˈtɜrnat·torn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attornverb

    acknowledge a new land owner as one's landlord

    "he was attorned by the tenants"

Wiktionary

  1. attornverb

    To transfer one's obligations to a person to another person.

    Etymology: From attournen, from atorner, from a- + torner.

  2. attornverb

    To consent to the transfer of one's obligations as tenant under a lease to a new landlord.

    Etymology: From attournen, from atorner, from a- + torner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attornverb

    to turn, or transfer homage and service, from one lord to another. This is the act of feudatories, vassals, or tenants, upon the alienation of the estate

    Etymology: [OF. atorner, aturner, atourner, to direct, prepare, dispose, attorn (cf. OE. atornen to return, adorn); (L. ad) + torner to turn; cf. LL. attornare to commit business to another, to attorn; ad + tornare to turn, L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to round off. See Turn, v. t.]

  2. Attornverb

    to agree to become tenant to one to whom reversion has been granted

    Etymology: [OF. atorner, aturner, atourner, to direct, prepare, dispose, attorn (cf. OE. atornen to return, adorn); (L. ad) + torner to turn; cf. LL. attornare to commit business to another, to attorn; ad + tornare to turn, L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to round off. See Turn, v. t.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attorn in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attorn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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