con·vey·ance /kən-'vā-əns/ n1: an act of conveyinga conveyance of land2: an instrument (as a deed) that conveys property rights (as title)lack of delivery of a conveyance — J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
alienation, alienation of property, assignation, assignment, bestowal, bestowment, conferment, consignation, delivery, demise, devise, devolution, disposal, sale, shift, testamentary disposition, tranmission, transfer, transfer of property, transfer of title, transference, transmission, transmittal
associated concepts: absolute conveyance, conveyance by deed, encumbrance, fraudulent conveyance, involuntary conveyance, presumptive conveyance
- Transit terra cum onere. — Land passes subject to any encumbrances affecting it.- Nihil tarn conveniens est naturali aequltatl quant voluntatem domini rem suam in ahum transferre ratam habere. — Nothing is more conformable to natural equity than to confirm the intention of an owner who desires to transfer his property.II index alienation (transfer of title), assignment (transfer of ownership), cargo, carriage, cession, consignment, deed, delivery, devolution, disposition (transfer of property), removal, transmittal
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
A document, such as a deed or will, that transfers property from one party to another.Category: Real Estate & Rental PropertyCategory: Wills, Trusts & Estates
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
The transfer of ownership or interest in real property from one person to another by a document, such as a deed, lease, or mortgage.
Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.
The transfer of ownership or interest in real property from one person to another by a document, such as a deed, lease, or mortgage.II Instrument transferring title of land for one person or group of persons to another.
Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.
n.a generic term for any written document which transfers (conveys) real property or real property interests from one party to another. A conveyance must be acknowledged before a notary (or if a court judgment be certified as the same as the document on file) and recorded with the County Recorder or Recorder of Deeds.See also: deed
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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conveyance — That act which transfers property from one person to another. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 … Glossary of Bankruptcy
conveyance — (n.) mid 15c., act of conveying, from CONVEY (Cf. convey) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Meaning document by which something is legally conveyed is from 1570s; sense means of transportation is attested from 1590s. Related: Conveyanced; conveyancing … Etymology dictionary
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conveyance — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of conveying. 2) formal a means of transport; a vehicle. 3) the legal process of transferring property from one owner to another. DERIVATIVES conveyancer noun conveyancing noun … English terms dictionary
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conveyance — /kanveyans/ In its most common usage, transfer of title to land from one person, or class of persons, to another by deed. Term may also include assignment, lease, mortgage or encumbrance of land. Generally, every instrument in writing by which an … Black's law dictionary