\(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

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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 — 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) …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • 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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