appurtenance


appurtenance
ap·pur·te·nance /ə-'pərt-ən-əns/ n [Anglo-French apurtenance, alteration of Old French apartenance, from apartenant appurtenant]: property (as an outbuilding or fixture) or a property right (as a right of way) that is incidental to a principal property and that passes with the principal property upon transfer

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

appurtenance
I noun accession, accessory, accompaniment, addendum, additament, addition, adjunct, annex, annexation, annexe, appanage, appendage, appendant, appendix, attachment, auxiliary, concomitant, dependency, extension, incidental, pendant, something added, subsidiary, supplement associated concepts: accession, appurtenance to realty, appurtenant right, conveyance of property, covenants, deeds of conveyance, easement appurtenant, easements, fixture II index additive, appliance, attachment (thing affixed), augmentation, boom (increase), corollary, droit, rider

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


appurtenance
n.
Something attached or appended to something else.

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


appurtenance
an incorporeal interest added to a corporeal hereditament by grant or prescription.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


appurtenance
An accessory or adjunct that is attached and incidental to something that has greater importance or value. As applied to real property, an object attached to or a right to be used with land as an incidental benefit but which is necessary to the complete use and enjoyment of the property.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


appurtenance
An accessory or adjunct that is attached and incidental to something that has greater importance or value. As applied to real property, an object attached to or a right to be used with land as an incidental benefit but which is necessary to the complete use and enjoyment of the property.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Appurtenance — Ap*pur te*nance, n. [OF. apurtenaunce, apartenance, F. appartenance, LL. appartenentia, from L. appertinere. See {Appertain}.] That which belongs to something else; an adjunct; an appendage; an accessory; something annexed to another thing more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appurtenance — (n.) c.1300, right, privilege or possession subsidiary to a principal one, from Anglo Fr. apurtenance (12c.), O.Fr. apartenance, prp. of apartenir be related to, from L. appertinere to pertain to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + pertinere belong… …   Etymology dictionary

  • appurtenance — accessory, adjunct, *appendage Analogous words: furnishing or furniture, equipment, appointment (see corresponding verbs at FURNISH) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • appurtenance — [ə pʉrt′ n əns] n. [ME < Anglo Fr apurtenance < OFr apertenance < prp. of LL appertinere, APPERTAIN] 1. anything that appertains; thing added to a more important thing; adjunct 2. [pl.] apparatus or equipment; accessories 3. an… …   English World dictionary

  • Appurtenance — Appurtenances (from late Latin appertinentia , from appertinere , to appertain ) is a legal term for what belongs to and goes with something else, the accessories or things usually conjoined with the substantive matter in question. In Gestalt… …   Wikipedia

  • Appurtenance — 1. A legal term denoting the attachment of a right or property to a more worthy principal. Appurtenance occurs when the attachment becomes part of the property such as a furnace or air conditioning unit. 2. An object or privilege associated with… …   Investment dictionary

  • appurtenance — noun Date: 14th century 1. an incidental right (as a right of way) attached to a principal property right and passing in possession with it 2. a subordinate part or adjunct < the appurtenance of welcome is …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appurtenance — /euh perr tn euhns/, n. 1. something subordinate to another, more important thing; adjunct; accessory. 2. Law. a right, privilege, or improvement belonging to and passing with a principal property. 3. appurtenances, apparatus; instruments. [1350… …   Universalium

  • appurtenance — noun a) an appendage added to something else b) equipment used for some specific task; gear Syn: contenement …   Wiktionary

  • appurtenance — Synonyms and related words: accession, accessory, accident, accidental, accommodation, accompaniment, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, advantage, amenity, annex, annexation, appanage,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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