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burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onusnoun
an onerous or difficult concern
"the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
a charge against property (as a lien or mortgage)
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interferencenoun
any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
Something that encumbers; a burden that must be carried.
an interest, right, burden, or liability attached to a title of land, such as a lien or mortgage.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from encumber.
Philosophers agreed in despising riches, at best, considering them as unnecessary encumbrances of life. William Temple.
Dead limbs are an encumbrance to the body, instead of being of use to it. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 13.
Strip from the branching Alps their piny load,
The huge encumbrance of horrifick woods. James Thomson, Autumn.
In respect of the encumbrances of a living, consider whether it be sufficient for his family, and to maintain hospitality. John Ayliffe.
An encumbrance is a third party's right to, interest in, or legal liability on property that does not prohibit the property's owner from transferring title (but may diminish its value). Encumbrances can be classified in several ways. They may be financial (for example, liens) or non-financial (for example, easements, private restrictions). Alternatively, they may be divided into those that affect title (for example, lien, legal or equitable charge) or those that affect the use or physical condition of the encumbered property (for example, restrictions, easements, encroachments). Encumbrances include security interests, liens, servitudes (for example, easements, wayleaves, real covenants, profits a prendre), leases, restrictions, encroachments, and air and subsurface rights.
An encumbrance is a legal claim or liability that is attached to a property or asset, complicating its transfer or use. It could include mortgages, liens, easements, or restrictions of any kind that can limit the owner's control over the property. Encumbrance might also refer to the outstanding burdens or charges on a company's assets or revenues that may lessen its overall value.
that which encumbers; a burden which impedes action, or renders it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See Incumbrance
same as Incumbrance
An encumbrance is a right to, interest in, or legal liability on real property that does not prohibit passing title to the property but that diminishes its value. Encumbrances can be classified in several ways. They may be financial or non-financial. Alternatively, they may be divided into those that affect title or those that affect the use or physical condition of the encumbered property. Encumbrances include security interests, liens, servitudes, leases, restrictions, encroachments, and air and subsurface rights. Also, those considered as potentially making the title defeasible are encumbrances, e.g. charging orders, building orders and structure alteration.
The numerical value of encumbrance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of encumbrance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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