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quit·claim

 (kwĭt′klām′) Law
n.
The transfer of a title or deed to another, without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
tr.v. quit·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.
adj.
Of or relating to such a title, deed, or transfer without warranty.

[Middle English quitclaime, from Anglo-Norman quiteclame, from quiteclamer, to release : quite, free; see quite + clamer, to proclaim (from Latin clāmāre; see claim).]

quitclaim

(ˈkwɪtˌkleɪm) law
n
(Law) a formal renunciation of any claim against a person or of a right to land
vb
(Law) (tr)
a. to renounce (a claim) formally
b. to declare (a person) free from liability
[C14: from Anglo-French quiteclame, from quite quit + clamer to declare (from Latin clamāre to shout)]

quit•claim

(ˈkwɪtˌkleɪm)

n.
1. a transfer of one's interest in a property, esp. without a warranty of title.
v.t.
2. to give up claim to (property) by means of a quitclaim deed.
[1275–1325; Middle English quitclayme < Anglo-French quiteclame, derivative of quiteclamer to declare quit. See quit]

quitclaim


Past participle: quitclaimed
Gerund: quitclaiming

Imperative
quitclaim
quitclaim
Present
I quitclaim
you quitclaim
he/she/it quitclaims
we quitclaim
you quitclaim
they quitclaim
Preterite
I quitclaimed
you quitclaimed
he/she/it quitclaimed
we quitclaimed
you quitclaimed
they quitclaimed
Present Continuous
I am quitclaiming
you are quitclaiming
he/she/it is quitclaiming
we are quitclaiming
you are quitclaiming
they are quitclaiming
Present Perfect
I have quitclaimed
you have quitclaimed
he/she/it has quitclaimed
we have quitclaimed
you have quitclaimed
they have quitclaimed
Past Continuous
I was quitclaiming
you were quitclaiming
he/she/it was quitclaiming
we were quitclaiming
you were quitclaiming
they were quitclaiming
Past Perfect
I had quitclaimed
you had quitclaimed
he/she/it had quitclaimed
we had quitclaimed
you had quitclaimed
they had quitclaimed
Future
I will quitclaim
you will quitclaim
he/she/it will quitclaim
we will quitclaim
you will quitclaim
they will quitclaim
Future Perfect
I will have quitclaimed
you will have quitclaimed
he/she/it will have quitclaimed
we will have quitclaimed
you will have quitclaimed
they will have quitclaimed
Future Continuous
I will be quitclaiming
you will be quitclaiming
he/she/it will be quitclaiming
we will be quitclaiming
you will be quitclaiming
they will be quitclaiming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quitclaiming
you have been quitclaiming
he/she/it has been quitclaiming
we have been quitclaiming
you have been quitclaiming
they have been quitclaiming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quitclaiming
you will have been quitclaiming
he/she/it will have been quitclaiming
we will have been quitclaiming
you will have been quitclaiming
they will have been quitclaiming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quitclaiming
you had been quitclaiming
he/she/it had been quitclaiming
we had been quitclaiming
you had been quitclaiming
they had been quitclaiming
Conditional
I would quitclaim
you would quitclaim
he/she/it would quitclaim
we would quitclaim
you would quitclaim
they would quitclaim
Past Conditional
I would have quitclaimed
you would have quitclaimed
he/she/it would have quitclaimed
we would have quitclaimed
you would have quitclaimed
they would have quitclaimed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quitclaim - document transferring title or right or claim to another
conveyance - document effecting a property transfer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.quitclaim - act of transferring a title or right or claim to another
transference, transfer - transferring ownership

quitclaim

noun
A giving up of a possession, claim, or right:
verb
To give up a possession, claim, or right:
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Fast-forward 30 months, the time law enforcement caught up with the scammer, he "owned" numerous houses and had up to 15 people buying houses and quitclaiming, or signing quitclaim deeds to transfer any interest in the properties to him.
While it may be logical for us to pay two-thirds for Valley assets, it is just as logical that Los Angeles will then owe the Valley for our one-third interest in the obviously much more valuable assets, which we would be quitclaiming in Los Angeles.
In quitclaiming, the mortgagor renounced all claim to the property and gave it up to the city.