2. Verb. (third-person singular of default) ¹
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Definition of Defaults
1. default [v] - See also: default
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defaults
Literary usage of Defaults
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The General Law of Suretyship: Including Commercial and Non-commercial by Edward Whiton Spencer (1913)
"Sureties for Principal in One Office not Bound for His defaults in Another. Ordinarily sureties for the principal's defaults in a particular office are not ..."
2. The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield (1904)
"defaults After Execution of New Bond. — US v. ... Surety Not Liable for defaults in Prior or Subsequent Term — United States. — Farrar v. US, s Pet. ..."
3. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1876)
"Liability of a Municipal Corporation for the acts and defaults of its servants. ... Hence a city-corporation is not liable for any defaults of its officers ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Public Offices and Officers by Floyd Russell Mechem (1890)
"Are liable for ministerial defaults. 687. Duty to allow Inspection of Records. ... Liability for defaults in taking Acknowledgments. 707. Same Subject—1. ..."
5. The Mirrour of Justices: Written Originally in the Old French, Long Before by Andrew Horne, William Hughes, Anthony Fitzherbert (1903)
"The defendants were distrained to the value of the demand, and afterwards they were to hear their judgments for their defaults, and for default after ..."
6. A Treatise on the Law of Suretyship and Guaranty by Darius Harlan Pingrey (1900)
"CONTINUING PRINCIPAL IN OFFICE AFTER KNOWN defaults.—Continuing the principal in office after his defaults are known, without notice to the surety, ..."
7. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1874)
"Appeal from order opening inquest — defaults. copy served upon the opposite ... defaults. a. In general. The defaults which will be here referred to relate ..."