repossession


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re·pos·sess

 (rē′pə-zĕs′)
tr.v. re·pos·sessed, re·pos·sess·ing, re·pos·sess·es
1.
a. To regain possession of.
b. To reclaim possession of for failure to make payments due.
2. To give back possession to.

re′pos·ses′sion (-zĕsh′ən) n.
re′pos·ses′sor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repossession - the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)
recovery, retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

repossession

noun
The act of getting back or regaining:
Translations

repossession

[ˌriːpəˈzeʃən] Nrecuperación f (de un artículo no pagado)

repossession

[ˌriːpəˈzɛʃən] n [house, goods] → saisie frepossession order nordre m de reprise de possession

repossession

nWiederinbesitznahme f
References in classic literature ?
This tale was originally fabricated as a means of annoyance against one who hurt your trade and half cudgelled you to death, and to enable you to obtain repossession of a half-dead drudge, whom you wished to regain, because, while you wreaked your vengeance on him for his share in the business, you knew that the knowledge that he was again in your power would be the best punishment you could inflict upon your enemy.
Repossession rates on buy-to-let mortgages tend to be higher than on owner-occupied loans because lenders make particularly strong efforts to help owner-occupiers keep a roof over their head.
FOUR homes are at risk every day in Coventry as families face threats of repossession and eviction.
THE number of new mortgage repossession cases coming before the courts here is the lowest since 2007.
As lenders continue to compete for loans, Ledbetter said he expects to see an increase in both repossession and skip- type losses.
The CML, which is due to release repossession figures for the last three months of 2013 tomorrow, said in December that households are "coping well, despite pressure on finances".
Welcoming the inaugural meeting of the Housing Repossessions Taskforce, Minister McCausland said, While there are many hopeful signs beginning to emerge from the Northern Ireland housing market, I continue to be concerned about the considerable number of households facing mortgage difficulties and legal actions for repossession of their homes.
com, puts to rest some grave misconceptions about how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is engaging the repossession industry.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said the repossession rate remained at 0.
ULSTER Bank has begun sending out repossession notices to mortgage holders in arrears.
Lenders have been unfairly penalising customers for failed repossession court actions taken against them.
The rate of repossession has continued to fall and it's clear that lenders want to keep people in their homes.