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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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Appellant argued that, by inserting quitclaim deed into the first element, without a finding by the jury that the quitclaim deed qualified as a writing described in the applicable statute, the District Court directed a verdict on an element of the crime.
The City and APS are in agreement that the remaining properties to be transferred require additional work by both APS and the City to be ready for a quitclaim transfer.
She signed a quitclaim deed giving me her interest in the property.
The remaining balance is due after bids are accepted by the Lane County Board of County Commissioners and the quitclaim deed is ready for delivery, typically two to four weeks after auction, Turk said.
The Treaty is more like a quitclaim deed, relinquishing property the Russians had controlled.
Step Up Marine Enterprises, the company that employed Jose, repeatedly tried to offer a limited amount of monetary compensation to Jose's family on the condition that the family signed a waiver agreeing to a quitclaim.
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A patent is the equivalent of a quitclaim deed from the sovereign.
Galileo announces further that it has added another 210 claims surrounding Ferber, following the quitclaim of these claims by a major mining company.
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Their signed waiver and quitclaim also acknowledged their separation from the airlines.
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