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es·crow

 (ĕs′krō′, ĕ-skrō′)
n.
Money, property, a deed, or a bond put into the custody of a third party for delivery to a grantee only after the fulfillment of the conditions specified.
tr.v. es·crowed, es·crow·ing, es·crows
To place in escrow.
Idiom:
in escrow
In trust as an escrow.

[Anglo-Norman escrowe, variant of Old French escroe, scroll; see scroll.]

escrow

(ˈɛskrəʊ; ɛˈskrəʊ) law
n
1. (Law) money, goods, or a written document, such as a contract bond, delivered to a third party and held by him pending fulfilment of some condition
2. (Law) the state or condition of being an escrow (esp in the phrase in escrow)
vb (tr)
(Law) to place (money, a document, etc) in escrow
[C16: from Old French escroe, of Germanic origin; see screed, shred, scroll]

es•crow

(ˈɛs kroʊ, ɪˈskroʊ)

n.
1. a deed, funds, property, etc., deposited with a third party to be transferred to the grantee when certain conditions have been fulfilled.
v.t.
2. to place in escrow.
Idioms:
in escrow, held by a third party until certain conditions of an agreement, bequest, etc., are fulfilled: an estate in escrow.
[1590–1600; < Old French escro(u)e orig., piece of parchment or fabric < Frankish; see shred]

escrow


Past participle: escrowed
Gerund: escrowing

Imperative
escrow
escrow
Present
I escrow
you escrow
he/she/it escrows
we escrow
you escrow
they escrow
Preterite
I escrowed
you escrowed
he/she/it escrowed
we escrowed
you escrowed
they escrowed
Present Continuous
I am escrowing
you are escrowing
he/she/it is escrowing
we are escrowing
you are escrowing
they are escrowing
Present Perfect
I have escrowed
you have escrowed
he/she/it has escrowed
we have escrowed
you have escrowed
they have escrowed
Past Continuous
I was escrowing
you were escrowing
he/she/it was escrowing
we were escrowing
you were escrowing
they were escrowing
Past Perfect
I had escrowed
you had escrowed
he/she/it had escrowed
we had escrowed
you had escrowed
they had escrowed
Future
I will escrow
you will escrow
he/she/it will escrow
we will escrow
you will escrow
they will escrow
Future Perfect
I will have escrowed
you will have escrowed
he/she/it will have escrowed
we will have escrowed
you will have escrowed
they will have escrowed
Future Continuous
I will be escrowing
you will be escrowing
he/she/it will be escrowing
we will be escrowing
you will be escrowing
they will be escrowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been escrowing
you have been escrowing
he/she/it has been escrowing
we have been escrowing
you have been escrowing
they have been escrowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been escrowing
you will have been escrowing
he/she/it will have been escrowing
we will have been escrowing
you will have been escrowing
they will have been escrowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been escrowing
you had been escrowing
he/she/it had been escrowing
we had been escrowing
you had been escrowing
they had been escrowing
Conditional
I would escrow
you would escrow
he/she/it would escrow
we would escrow
you would escrow
they would escrow
Past Conditional
I would have escrowed
you would have escrowed
he/she/it would have escrowed
we would have escrowed
you would have escrowed
they would have escrowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.escrow - a written agreement (or property or money) delivered to a third party or put in trust by one party to a contract to be returned after fulfillment of some condition
written agreement - a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties
Translations

escrow

[ˈeskrəʊ]
A. Ndepósito m en fideicomiso
in escrowen depósito
B. CPD escrow account N (Fin) → cuenta f de plica

escrow

n escrow accountAnderkonto nt; to put money in escrowGeld auf ein Anderkonto legen
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