What is another word for Enfeoffment?

153 synonyms found


[ ɛnfˈiːfmənt], [ ɛnfˈiːfmənt], [ ɛ_n_f_ˈiː_f_m_ə_n_t]

Enfeoffment refers to the act of granting someone a title or a piece of land. Some synonyms for this term include investiture, conveyance, transfer, assignment, and grant. The term investiture primarily refers to the ceremonial aspect of enfeoffment, while conveyance pertains to the legal transfer of ownership. Transfer and assignment both connote a movement of rights, responsibilities, or properties from one party to another. Lastly, grant pertains to the act of giving or awarding something to someone. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to accurately describe the act of enfeoffment, depending on the intended meaning and context of the word choice.

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What are the hypernyms for Enfeoffment?

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Usage examples for Enfeoffment

Trial by combat is now limited to certain claims of Enfeoffment of large land holding and is barred for land held in socage, burgage, or by marriage.
"Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed."
S. A. Reilly
As to the historical theory of imperial Enfeoffment, the States thought it more delicate to glide smoothly and silently over the whole matter.
"Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete"
John Lothrop Motley

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