Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The office or functions of a receiver.
  • noun The state of being held by a receiver.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or office of a receiver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun the office of a receiver
  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
  • noun 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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

receiver +‎ -ship

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