Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law The office or functions of a receiver.
  • n. Law The state of being held by a receiver: The company went into receivership.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The office and duties of a receiver.
  • n. The state of being under the control of a receiver.
  • n. A form trusteeship of bankruptcy administration in which a receiver is appointed to run the company for the benefit of the creditors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or office of a receiver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of a receiver of public money, or of money or other property in litigation: the collection and care of funds awaiting final distribution by legal process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the office of a receiver
  • n. the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
  • n. a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

Etymologies

receiver +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

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