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- n. A person who releases (surrenders) a claim on an estate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One by whom a release is given.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, one who grants a release; one who quits or renounces that which he has; a relessor.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The release operates to convey all the interest of the releasor, and no more.