transitive verbdis·pos·sessed, dis·pos·sess·ing, dis·pos·sess·es
(third-person singular simple present dispossesses, present participle dispossessing, simple past and past participle dispossessed)
Middle English, from Middle French despossesser
dispossess - Legal Definition
- To evict someone from a tenancy in, or the possession of, real property.
- A document, such as a legally required notice, advising someone that an eviction proceeding will be commenced if he or she does not vacate the premises within a specified time period.