title deed

noun Date: circa 1768 the deed constituting the evidence of a person's legal ownership

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • title deed — ➔ deed * * * title deed UK US noun [C, usually plural] LAW, PROPERTY ► a document that states and proves someone s legal right to own a building or a piece of land: hold/have the title deeds to sth »There is often confusion over who holds the… …   Financial and business terms

  • title deed — n. a document that establishes title to property …   English World dictionary

  • title deed — index debenture Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • title deed — n a piece of paper giving legal proof that someone owns a particular property …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • title deed — title ,deed noun count an official document that shows who legally owns a building or piece of land …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • title deed — ► NOUN ▪ a legal document constituting evidence of a right, especially to ownership of property …   English terms dictionary

  • title deed — noun a legal document proving a person s right to property • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑deed, ↑deed of conveyance, ↑title • Hyponyms: ↑muniments …   Useful english dictionary

  • title deed — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms title deed : singular title deed plural title deeds legal an official document that shows who legally owns a building or piece of land …   English dictionary

  • title deed — A document proving the ownership of land. The document must go back at least 15 years to give a good root of title. If the land is registered, the land certificate now takes the place of the title deed. See abstract of title …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • title deed — noun a deed or similar document by which the title to property is conveyed between parties …   Wiktionary

  • title deed — A deed constituting a part of the chain of title to real estate. 55 Am J1st V & P § 179 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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