- the release or relinquishment of a claim, action, right, or title
- a deed or other legal paper in which a person relinquishes to another a claim or title to some property or right without guaranteeing or warranting such titlein full quitclaim deed
Origin of quitclaimMiddle English quitclayme ; from Anglo-French quiteclame ; from the verb
Origin of quitclaimME quite clamen < Anglo-Fr & OFr quiteclamer: see quit & claim
transitive verbquit·claimed, quit·claim·ing, quit·claims
Origin of quitclaimMiddle English quitclaime, from Anglo-Norman quiteclame, from quiteclamer, to release : quite, free; see quite + clamer, to proclaim (from Latin clamare; see claim).
(third-person singular simple present quitclaims, present participle quitclaiming, simple past and past participle quitclaimed)
- To relinquish, release, or transfer a title, claim, or interest to another.
quitclaim - Legal Definition