premises
prem·is·es /'pre-mə-səz/ n pl
1: matters previously stated: as
a: the preliminary part of a deed that includes a description of the real estate and that precedes the habendum
b: the preliminary part of a bill in equity that states the facts, names the wrongs, and identifies the defendants
2: a tract of land with its component parts (as buildings); also: a building or part of a building usu. with its appurtenances (as grounds or easements)

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

premises
I (buildings) noun aedificium, bounds, domiciles, domus, dwellings, edifices, grounds, homes, house with the grounds belonging to it, land, limits, lodgings, piece of land, place, property, quarters, real estate, residences, structures, tract of land associated concepts: premises liability II (hypotheses) noun affirmations, assertions, assumed positions, axioms, bases, foundations, grounds, positions, postulates, principia, terms, theorems, theses III index apartment, area (province), building (structure), part (place), property (land), structure (edifice)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


premises
n.
Land and the buildings on it.

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


premises
A real estate term for land and the improvements on it, including a building, store, apartment, or other designated structure.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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


premises
n.
1 Property and the structures that are on that property.
2 Preliminary statements in a document upon which later ones are predicated.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

premises
n.
   1) in real estate, land and the improvements on it, a building, store, shop, apartment, or other designated structure. The exact premises may be important in determining if an outbuilding (shed, cabana, detached garage) is insured or whether a person accused of burglary has actually entered a structure.
   2) in legal pleading, premises means "all that has hereinabove been stated," as in a prayer (request) at the end of a complaint asking for "any further order deemed proper in the premises" (an order based on what has been stated in the complaint).
   See also: real estate, structure

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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