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Definition of "quitclaim" []

  • The transfer of a title, right, or claim to another. (noun)
  • To renounce all claim to (a possession or right). (verb-transitive)
  • A formal renunciation of any claim against a person or of a right to land (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To renounce (a claim) formally (verb)
  • To declare (a person) free from liability (verb)

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Use "quitclaim" in a sentence
  • "If the person who gave you the land is unwilling to cooperate, you might be able to issue your own quitclaim deed back to the original owner and record that document with the property governmental agency."
  • "However, you might want to note on the quitclaim deed the circumstances of the original gift and state that by using the quitclaim deed you reject the gift given to you."
  • "You, in turn, could issue a quitclaim deed transferring any interest you could be considered to have in the land back to the person who gave it to you."