Definition of Devesting

1. Verb. (present participle of devest) ¹



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Definition of Devesting

1. devest [v] - See also: devest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devesting

deverbalise
deverbalised
deverbalises
deverbalising
deverbalization
deverbalize
deverbalized
deverbalizes
deverbalizing
deverbally
deverbals
deverbative
deverbatives
devest
devested
devesting (current term)
devests
devexities
devexity
deviance
deviances
deviancies
deviancy
deviant
deviants
deviate
deviated
deviated nasal septum
deviated septum
deviates

Literary usage of Devesting

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1822)
"N.1 the Court held, that it was not sufficient to plead that he knew nothing but as counsel, without devesting himself of them, and disclosing to whom he ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Legacies by Roper Stote Donnison Roper (1847)
"Where a residue is given, so as to be vested, but payable upon a future contingency, with a condition devesting it SECT. XII. ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"... would take anyway, by inheritance from their parent; on the other, that a substitu- tional clause implies the devesting of an already vested interest. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Marital Rights in Texas: Including Marriage by Ocie Speer (1916)
"devesting title to real estate. § 556. Custody of children. § 557. Same; support. § 565. Same; conclusiveness of or- der. Change of name. ..."

5. Probate Law and Practice: A Treatise on Wills, Succession, Administration by Peter V. Ross (1909)
"devesting of Legacy or Devise.—The statutes of a number of states declare that "a testamentary disposition, when vested, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Attachment and Garnishment: With an Appendix by William Pratt Wade (1886)
"Means of devesting officer's special title prior to judgment. § 177. Rights of keeper of attached chattels. § 178. Custody of attached property after ..."

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