appurtenant
ap·pur·te·nant /ə-'pərt-ən-ənt/ adj [Anglo-French apurtenant, alteration of Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir to belong, appertain]: annexed or belonging to a more important property

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

appurtenant
I adjective accessory, adjunct, ancillary, annexed, appended, appertaining, attached, auxiliary, belonging, connected, dependent on, incident, necessarily connected, subsidiary, used with another thing associated concepts: appurtenant passage of air, appurtenant passage of light, appurtenant to land, appurtenant watercourse, causa rei, dominant land, servient land II index apposite, cognate, germane, pendent, pertinent, related, relative (relevant), relevant

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


appurtenant
adj.
Belonging to and necessary to the full use of a larger property.

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


appurtenant
In real property law, this describes any right or restriction which goes with that property, such as an easement to gain access across the neighbor's parcel or a covenant (agreement) against blocking the neighbor's view. Any subsequent owner has the same right or restriction.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

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


appurtenant
n. A right or thing, such as an easement, attached to or associated with land, that benefits or burdens the use or enjoyment of the property by its owner and continues to do so when title passes to another.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

appurtenant
adj.
   pertaining to something that attaches. In real property law this describes any right or restriction which goes with that property, such as an easement to gain access across the neighbor's parcel, or a covenant (agreement) against blocking the neighbor's view. Thus, there are references to appurtenant easement or appurtenant covenant.
   See also: easement, real property

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Appurtenant — Ap*pur te*nant, a. [F. appartenant, p. pr. of appartenir. See {Appurtenance}.] Annexed or pertaining to some more important thing; accessory; incident; as, a right of way appurtenant to land or buildings. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] {Common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appurtenant — Ap*pur te*nant, n. Something which belongs or appertains to another thing; an appurtenance. [1913 Webster] Mysterious appurtenants and symbols of redemption. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appurtenant — (adj.) late 14c., from Anglo Fr. apurtenant, O.Fr. apartenant, prp. of apartenir be related to (see APPURTENANCE (Cf. appurtenance)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • appurtenant — [ə pʉrt′ nənt] adj. appertaining or pertinent; accessory n. an appurtenance …   English World dictionary

  • appurtenant — adjective Etymology: Middle English apertenant, from Anglo French appurtenant, present participle of apurtenir to belong more at appertain Date: 14th century 1. constituting a legal accompaniment 2. auxiliary, accessory < appurtenant equipment > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appurtenant — Belonging to; accessory or incident to; adjunct, appended, or annexed to; answering to accessorium in the civil law. Employed in leases for the purpose of including any easements or servitudes used or enjoyed with the demised premises. A thing is …   Black's law dictionary

  • appurtenant — Belonging to; accessory or incident to; adjunct, appended, or annexed to; answering to accessorium in the civil law. Employed in leases for the purpose of including any easements or servitudes used or enjoyed with the demised premises. A thing is …   Black's law dictionary

  • appurtenant — Appertinent Ap*per ti*nent, a. Belonging; appertaining. [Now usually written {appurtenant}.] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appurtenant — /euh perr tn euhnt/, adj. 1. appertaining or belonging; pertaining. n. 2. an appurtenance. [1350 1400; ME (see APPURTENANCE, ANT); r. ME apertinent < LL appertinent (s. of appertinens, prp. of appertinere). See AP 1, PERTINENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • appurtenant — 1. adjective a) Of or pertaining to an appurtenance. b) Ancillary or subsidiary. 2. noun An appendage or attachment …   Wiktionary

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