Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dispossession by judicial sentence; the recovery of lands or tenements from another's possession by due course of law.
- n. An involuntary loss of possession, or inability to get a promised possession, by reason of the hostile assertion of an irresistible title.
- n. Forcible expulsion; the act of turning out or driving away, as a trespasser or disturber of the peace.
- n. Proof; conclusive evidence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of evicting; or state of being evicted; the recovery of lands, tenements, etc., from another's possession by due course of law; dispossession by paramount title or claim of such title; ejectment; ouster.
- n. obsolete Conclusive evidence; proof.
- n. the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
- n. action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
- See evict. (Wiktionary)
“It's not just a weekend visit, so I'll have time with them if the gnome eviction is at all reasonable.”
“Once an eviction is on your record, it makes it more difficult to get another apartment.”
“The issue of forced eviction is greater than generally acknowledged; of the initial sample, 19 of 106 - or 17 percent of camps - had been closed.”
“In 2008, Yee introduced SB 782 to prohibit tenant evictions if the eviction is based on incidents of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.”
“Not sufficient to lock him up, but eviction is not, contrary to the protestations of the criminal-coddlers on here, the moral equivalent of incarceration.”
“The reason that eviction is not realistic here is that there was nothing, up until the sexual assault, between the renting to him of the (second) co-ed room, and the assault, that would support an eviction.”
“I realized last night in the previous thread that when looking at the guy, eviction is not really all that relevant.”
“He does have a mountain of debts and the humiliation of an eviction from the soundstage he was allowed to use on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay.”
“Similarly, fighting between adults — particularly in species where animals are well armed with horns, tusks, or teeth — can be lethal, and even if it is not, it may result in severe injuries, loss of status, or eviction from the group.”
“Female tenants: Women tenants also defended their interests before the authorities on at least seven occasions during the study period (see Table 6.5) .41 Six were involved in eviction actions based on default or expiration of lease and/or rent arrears, while the seventh appeared in court on a matter of rent arrears only.”
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