from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A legal instrument authorizing one to act as another's attorney or agent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The legal authorisation of one person to act as the agent of another.
- n. A legal document allowing one person to act as the agent of another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See under Attorney.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent
From earlier sense of attorney indicating any personal representative. (Wiktionary)