The transfer of a title or deed to another, without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
transitive verbquit·claimed, quit·claim·ing, quit·claims
To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
Of or relating to such a title, deed, or transfer without warranty.
Origin of quitclaim
Middle English quitclaime from
Anglo-Norman quiteclame from quiteclamer to release quite free
; see quite
. clamer to proclaim
; 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.
- A renunciation of claims.
- A deed that is a renunciation of claims to a parcel of real property and a transfer of one's claims to another; a quitclaim deed.