encumbrance definition

  • noun:
    • one which encumbers; an encumbrance or impediment.
    • Law A lien or claim on home.
    • a thing that encumbers; an encumbrance that must be carried.
    • an interest, right, burden, or responsibility attached to a title of land, particularly a lien or home loan.
    • whatever encumbers; a weight which impedes action, or makes it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See incumbrance.
    • Same as Incumbrance.
    • The act of encumbering, or the state to be encumbered.
    • That which encumbers, burdens, or clogs; something that impedes action, or makes challenging and laborious; an obstruction or obstacle; an embarrassment.
    • Specifically In law, a charge or servitude affecting home, which diminishes the value of ownership, or may impair its satisfaction, to be able to represent a qualification or diminution of this legal rights of ownership.
    • a family group charge or attention; specifically, a young child or a family group of children: as, a widow without encumbrance or encumbrances.
    • Synonyms stress, check, barrier, drag, body weight, dead-weight.
    • any obstruction that impedes or perhaps is burdensome
    • a charge against home (as a lien or home loan)
    • an onerous or difficult concern
    • the one that encumbers; a burden or impediment.
    • legislation A lien or claim on home.
    • Something that encumbers; a burden that needs to be carried.
    • an interest, right, burden, or liability mounted on a title of land, particularly a lien or mortgage.
    • That which encumbers; a burden which impedes action, or renders it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See incumbrance.
    • Just Like Incumbrance.
    • The act of encumbering, and/or condition of being encumbered.
    • That which encumbers, burdens, or clogs; anything that impedes action, or renders it difficult and laborious; an obstruction or impediment; an embarrassment.
    • Specifically in-law, a charge or servitude influencing property, which diminishes the value of ownership, or may impair its satisfaction, in order to constitute a qualification or diminution of this liberties of ownership.
    • a family group fee or care; specially, a child or a family of children: since, a widow without encumbrance or encumbrances.
    • Synonyms load, check, barrier, drag, weight, dead-weight.
    • any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    • a charge against property (as a lien or home loan)
    • an onerous or hard concern
    • One that encumbers; a burden or impediment.
    • legislation A lien or claim on home.
    • a thing that encumbers; a burden that really must be carried.
    • an interest, right, burden, or obligation attached with a title of land, such a lien or mortgage.
    • whatever encumbers; a weight which impedes activity, or renders it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See incumbrance.
    • Just Like Incumbrance.
    • The act of encumbering, and/or condition of being encumbered.
    • what encumbers, burdens, or clogs; anything that impedes action, or makes challenging and laborious; an obstruction or impediment; an embarrassment.
    • Specifically In law, a charge or servitude impacting property, which diminishes the worthiness of ownership, or may impair its pleasure, to be able to constitute a qualification or diminution regarding the rights of ownership.
    • a household charge or attention; specially, a young child or a family group of young ones: as, a widow without encumbrance or encumbrances.
    • Synonyms load, check, hindrance, drag, fat, dead-weight.
    • any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    • a charge against property (as a lien or home loan)
    • an onerous or tough issue

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