Definition of Defeasible

1. Adjective. Capable of being annulled or voided or terminated. "A claim to an estate may be defeasible so long as the claimant is under 21 and unmarried"

Antonyms: Indefeasible



Definition of Defeasible

1. a. Capable of being annulled or made void; as, a defeasible title.

Definition of Defeasible

1. Adjective. (context: legal logic) Capable of being defeated, terminated, annulled, voided or invalidated. ¹

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Definition of Defeasible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defeasible

default option
defaultable
defaulted
defaulter
defaulters
defaultiness
defaulting
defaults
defaulty
defeasance
defeasanced
defeasances
defeasaunce
defeasibilities
defeasibility
defeasible (current term)
defeasible fee
defeasible fees
defeasibleness
defeasibly
defeat
defeatable
defeated
defeatedly
defeatedness
defeater
defeaters
defeatican
defeaticans
defeating

Literary usage of Defeasible

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"Held, that J. took a fee simple in the remainder, defeasible upon his death without leaving issue, ала not a fee conditional, so that his widow would ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A "defeasible fee" is a Tested remainder which might be defeated by the death of the ... A "defeasible fee" is where the devisee becomes Invested with the ..."

3. A Compendium of the Law of Real and Personal Property Primarily Connected by Josiah William Smith, James Trustram (1884)
"defeasible INTERESTS. ABSOLUTE interests (as opposed not to limited or partial T interests, but to defeasible interests) are interests which ..."

4. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1881)
"or other personal property in the language of an estate tail, be made may be made defeasible on a collateral event in the same defeasible on a ..."

5. Estates, Future Interests, and Illegal Conditions and Restraints in Illinois by Albert Martin Kales (1920)
"Does the transfer of a reversion or a vested remainder which is defeasible present such a case? Such a reversion or remainder is alienable at law while the ..."

6. A Digest of the Law Relating to Marine Insurance by Douglas Owen (1901)
"(3), the assured has an actual interest, defeasible only at his own option. ... The interest in this case may be regarded either as defeasible or ..."

7. The Marine Insurance Act, 1906 by Great Britain, Douglas Owen (1907)
"The interest in this case may be regarded either as defeasible or ... (2), the assured has an actual interest, defeasible only at his own option. ..."

8. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgagesby Richard Holmes Coote, Sydney Edward Williams by Richard Holmes Coote, Sydney Edward Williams (1904)
"What »re defeasible purchases. at the mercy of the mortgagee, ... Distinction between defeasible or Conditional Purchase and Mortgage. ..."

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