from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Law A party entitled to receive an estate in reversion.
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- n. A person who possesses the reversion to an estate or office.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements, after a particular estate granted is terminated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements after a particular estate granted is determined: loosely applied in a general sense to any person entitled to any future estate in real or personal property.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion
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Madame de Misery, Baronne de Biache, the Queen's first lady of the chamber, to whom I was made reversioner, was a daughter of M. le Comte de Chemant, and her grandmother was a Montmorency.
/2 It is used in a somewhat different sense is describing the relation between a tenant for life or years and a reversioner.
Rumour has long since pointed to the Advocates 'Library at Edinburgh as the ultimate reversioner.
This tenancy at sufferance applies also to an under-tenant, who remains in possession and pays rent to the reversioner or head landlord.
Biache, the Queen's first lady of the chamber, to whom I was made reversioner, was a daughter of M. le Comte de Chemant, and her grandmother was a Montmorency.
Or the case may be likened to the ordinary one of a tenant for life, who may hypothecate the land for his debts, during the continuance of his usufruct; but at his death, the reversioner (who is also for life only) receives it exonerated from all burthen.
- Any earlier seed of Mac OS X v10. 6.4 ONLY AFTER installing the included reversioner.
Any earlier seed of Mac OS X v10. 5.6 ONLY AFTER installing the included reversioner.
If the drainage district commissioners find that a part of the land is held by a tenant for life or years, they shall apportion and assess the expense upon the tenant and the remainderman or reversioner, unless the parties agree on an apportionment; and every such tenant, re - mainderman and reversioner shall be considered a proprietor.
- mediate reversioner could be procured, the unborn children were at the mercy of the parent.