Definition of Reversioner

1. Noun. (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion.

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Party

Definition of Reversioner

1. n. One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements, after a particular estate granted is terminated.

Definition of Reversioner

1. Noun. (legal) A person who possesses the reversion to an estate or office. ¹

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Definition of Reversioner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reversioner

reversible hydrocolloid
reversible hydrogenase
reversible process
reversible reaction
reversible shock
reversing thermometer
reversionary annuity
reversioner (current term)
revert war

Literary usage of Reversioner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Conveyancing, and the New Statutes Concerning Real by William Hayes (1840)
"Forfeiture explained, —as regards lord and tenant, —tenant and reversioner, —tenant and remainder- mau. lord, induced a forfeiture of the tenement; thirdly, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Easements by John Leybourn Goddard (1877)
"... who receives the personal injury can alone sue the wrongdoer, for the reversioner is not hurt; he sustains no injury even in cases of user which would, ..."

3. Wrongs and Their Remedies: A Treatise on the Law of Torts by Charles Greenstreet Addison, Francis Stafford Pipe Wolferstan, James M. Dudley, Edwin Baylies (1876)
"... to the residential or possessory interest of the latter, and by the landlord or reversioner in respect of the permanent injury to the inheritance(A'). ..."

4. The Law Relating to the Hindu Widow by Trailokyanath Mitra (1881)
"... reversioner — Not by the second reversionerreversioner to refund purchase-money — reversioner bound to redeem — Removal of the widow from possession ..."

5. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1897)
"reversioner.—A reversioner may maintain an action for the disturbance or ... It is no objection to an action by a reversioner that the act complained of is ..."

6. A Treatise on the Pleadings and Practice in Real Actions: With Precedents of by Charles Jackson (1828)
"The reversioner, in bringing his action ad communem legem, counts upon a demise in the ... This remedy, by the receipt of the reversioner or remainder-man, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Specific Performance of Contracts by Edward Fry, William M. Scott (1884)
"The question of how far a reversioner can call for the execution of covenants entered into with his predecessor in title is not strictly within the scope of ..."

8. A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether of a by William Wait (1879)
"reversioner, remainderman and tenant for life. ... Tenants in common for life, are liable to the reversioner for, an injury to the inheritance by a stranger ..."

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