devisor
index donor, feoffor, grantor, maker, transferor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


devisor
n.
The person who makes the gift of real property by will.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


devisor
Someone who leaves real estate by will. (See also: testator)
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


devisor
n. The person making a transfer of real property by devise.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Devisor — De*vis or, n. (Law) One who devises, or gives real estate by will; a testator; correlative to devisee. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devisor — [dev΄ə zôr′, di vī′zôr΄] n. [Anglo Fr devisour] Law a person who devises property; testator …   English World dictionary

  • devisor — noun Date: 1543 one who devises property in a will …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • devisor — /di vuy zeuhr/, n. Law. a person who makes a devise. [1400 50; late ME (in general sense one who devises ) < AF devisour (OF deviseur). See DEVISE, OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • devisor — noun testator See Also: devise …   Wiktionary

  • devisor — de·vi·sor || ‚devɪ zɔː n. one who makes a will …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devisor — visored …   Anagrams dictionary

  • devisor — dev·i·sor …   English syllables

  • devisor — de•vi•sor [[t]dɪˈvaɪ zər[/t]] n. law a person who makes a devise • Etymology: 1535–45; < AF …   From formal English to slang

  • devisor — /dəˈvaɪzə/ (say duh vuyzuh) noun Law someone who makes a devise …   Australian English dictionary

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