I verb assign, bequeath, convey, demise, grant, hand down, hand over, pass on, transfer, transfer by deed, transfer by will II index alienate (transfer title), assign (transfer ownership), cede, consign, convey (transfer)

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  • Abalienate — Ab*al ien*ate ([a^]b*[=a]l yen*[=a]t; 94, 106), v. t. [L. abalienatus, p. p. of abalienare; ab + alienus foreign, alien. See {Alien}.] 1. (Civil Law) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. [1913 Webster] 2. To estrange; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abalienate — (v.) 1550s, from L. abalienatus, pp. of abalienare to remove, lit. to make alien, from ab (see AB (Cf. ab )) + alienare (see ALIENATE (Cf. alienate)). Related: Abalienated; abalienating …   Etymology dictionary

  • abalienate — verb a) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. b) To cause alienation of (mind). Sandys …   Wiktionary

  • abalienate — É™ bɑːlneɪt v. alienate, estrange; transfer property …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abalienate — v. a. 1. Alienate, estrange. 2. (Law.) Alienate, transfer, convey, demise, make over, deliver over …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • abalienate — ab·alien·ate …   English syllables

  • abalienate — /abeyliyaneyt/ To transfer interest or title …   Black's law dictionary

  • abalienate — (ˈ)aˈbālyəˌnāt, lēə transitive verb Etymology: Latin abalienatus, past participle of Latin abalienare, from ab ab + alienare to alienate more at alienate : to transfer the title of : alienate …   Useful english dictionary

  • assign — as·sign 1 /ə sīn/ vt 1: to transfer (property or rights) to another the general practice by inventors of assign ing patent rights J. K. Owens 2: to appoint to a post or duty assign ed to represent the defendant …   Law dictionary

  • convey — con·vey /kən vā/ vt con·veyed, con·vey·ing: to transfer or transmit (property or property rights) to another esp. by a writing (as a deed or will) agreed to convey to the estate his Manhattan town house R. H. Jensen compare alienate, devise …   Law dictionary

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