capture, foreclose, obtain again, reacquire, recall, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recover, redeem, regain, replevy, retrieve, secure, seize, take back, take possession of
associated concepts: attachment, security interest
reclaim, recoup (regain), recover, redeem (repurchase)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
A right reserved by the seller in the supply contract or terms and conditions of business whereby the seller can (peacefully) enter premises and reclaim goods under certain stated circumstances.
Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.
To take back property that has been pledged as collateral for a loan. (See also: repossession)Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → BankruptcyCategory: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Debt & Collection Agencies
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
v.to take back property through judicial processes, foreclosure, or self-help upon default in required payments.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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repossess — re‧pos‧sess [ˌriːpəˈzes] verb [transitive] FINANCE PROPERTY to take back a car, property etc from someone who had arranged to pay for them over a long time, but cannot now continue to pay for them: • Creditors are seeking to repossess 10 jets. *… … Financial and business terms
Repossess — Re pos*sess (r[ e] p[o^]z*z[e^]s or r[ e] p[o^]s*s[e^]s ), v. t. 1. To possess again; as, to repossess the land. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To take possession of, for failure of the possessor to make payments owed for purchase of; used … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
repossess — late 15c., to reoccupy; see RE (Cf. re ) back, again + POSSESS (Cf. possess). Meaning take back from a purchaser who defaults on payments first recorded 1933 … Etymology dictionary
repossess — [v] take back get back, obtain again, reacquire, recapture, reclaim, recover, retake, retrieve; concepts 120,183 … New thesaurus
repossess — ► VERB ▪ retake possession of (something) when a buyer defaults on payments. DERIVATIVES repossession noun repossessor noun … English terms dictionary
repossess — [rē΄pə zes′] vt. 1. to get possession of again; specif., to take back from a buyer who has failed to make payments when due 2. Now Rare to put in possession again repossession [rē΄pəzesh′ən] n … English World dictionary
repossess — UK [ˌriːpəˈzes] / US [ˌrɪpəˈzes] verb [transitive] Word forms repossess : present tense I/you/we/they repossess he/she/it repossesses present participle repossessing past tense repossessed past participle repossessed to take back something that… … English dictionary
repossess — repossessable, adj. repossession /ree peuh zesh euhn/, n. repossessor, n. /ree peuh zes /, v.t. 1. to possess again; regain possession of, esp. for nonpayment of money due. 2. to put again in possession of something: to repossess the Bourbons of… … Universalium
repossess — verb Repossess is used with these nouns as the object: ↑house … Collocations dictionary
repossess — re|pos|sess [ˌri:pəˈzes] v [T] to take back cars, furniture, or property from people who had arranged to pay for them over a long time, but cannot now continue to pay for them →↑bailiff, repo man ↑repo man ▪ Eventually the bailiffs came to… … Dictionary of contemporary English