An example of waiver is a person signing a form releasing the owners of an event location from liability if the person signing the waiver was injured while at the event.
I had to sign a waiver when I went skydiving, agreeing not to sue even if something went wrong.
I needed a waiver from the department head to take the course because I didn't technically have the prerequisite courses.
I needed a waiver from the zoning board for the house because the lot was so small, but they let me build because it was next to the park.
- To be unclaimed by another professional club and therefore liable to be assigned to a minor-league club or released.
- In a state of being available for claiming by other professional clubs.