Quitclaim meaning

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The transfer of a title or deed to another, without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
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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 title.
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To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
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The release or relinquishment of a claim, action, right, or title.
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To give up a claim or title to, esp. by a quitclaim deed.
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A formal renouncement of one’s right to or interest in something. See also deed.
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To relinquish, release, or transfer a title, claim, or interest to another.
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A renunciation of claims.
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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.
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Of or relating to such a title, deed, or transfer without warranty.
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Origin of quitclaim

  • Middle English quitclaime from Anglo-Norman quiteclame from quiteclamer to release quite free quite clamer to proclaim (from Latin clāmāre claim)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • quit +"Ž claim

    From Wiktionary