com·mo·da·tum /ˌkä-mə-'dā-təm, ˌkō-mō-'dä-tu̇m/ n [Latin, loan, from neuter of commodatus, past participle of commodare to lend, bestow]: a gratuitous loan of movable property to be used and returned by the borrower: loan for use at loan compare deposit; gratuitous bailment at bailment; loan for consumption at loan

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

in Roman law and in Scots law, a proper loan, that is, loan of a thing to be returned in exactly the form in which it was lent. It is a gratuitous contract, the obligation being to return the goods, fair wear and tear excepted. See mutuum.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • Commodātum — (lat.), Sache, deren Benutzung Einem zu einem bestimmten Zwecke u. unentgeltlich so zugestanden wird, daß er nach beendigtem Gebrauch dieselbe restituirt. Der Contract darüber (Contractus commodati, Leihvertrag) ist ein Realcontract, u. wer die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Commodātum — (lat.), eine Sache, die jemand unentgeltlich zum Gebrauch überlassen wird mit der Verpflichtung, sie nach gemachtem Gebrauch dem Überlasser zurückzugeben, Leihe (s.d.). Der Verleiher der Sache heißt Commodans, Commodator, der Empfänger… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Commodatum — Commodātum (lat.), s. Kommodat …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Commodatum —    • Commodātum,          договор при ссуде, по которому вещь, под условием возвращения ее в целости, давалась другому лицу для употребления, без всякого за то вознаграждения …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • commodatum — /komadeytam/ A gratuitous loan of goods to be temporarily used by the bailee, and returned in specie. He who lends to another a thing for a definite time, to be enjoyed and used under certain conditions, without any pay or reward, is called… …   Black's law dictionary

  • commodatum — com·mo·da·tum …   English syllables

  • commodatum — The gratuitous loaning of personal property to be used by the bailee and returned in specie. 8 Am J2d Bailm § 5 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • commodatum — …   Useful english dictionary

  • commodatum bailment — The gratuitous loaning of personal property to be used by the bailee and returned in specie. Lowney v Knott, 85 RI 505, 120 A2d 552, 57 ALR2d 1036 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • commodat — [ kɔmɔda ] n. m. • 1585; lat. commodatum « prêt », de commodus « commode, avantageux » ♦ Dr. civ. Prêt à usage, entraînant l obligation de rendre après avoir utilisé. ● commodat nom masculin (bas latin commodatum, prêté) Contrat, d origine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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