Dispossess Definition

dispossessed, dispossesses, dispossessing
To deprive of the possession of something, esp. land, a house, etc.; oust.
Webster's New World
To evict someone from a tenancy in, or the possession of, real property.
Webster's New World Law
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.
Webster's New World Law

Origin of Dispossess

  • Middle English, from Middle French despossesser

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