Associations to the word «Demise»

Wiktionary

DEMISE, noun. (legal) The conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years, most commonly the latter.
DEMISE, noun. Transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor; transference; especially, the transfer or transmission of the crown or royal authority to a successor.
DEMISE, noun. Death.
DEMISE, noun. End (less common, usually in a negative manner).
DEMISE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) (legal) To give.
DEMISE, verb. (transitive) (legal) To convey, as by will or lease.
DEMISE, verb. (transitive) (legal) To transmit by inheritance.
DEMISE, verb. (intransitive) (legal) To pass by inheritance.
DEMISE, verb. (intransitive) To die.

Dictionary definition

DEMISE, noun. The time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes".
DEMISE, verb. Transfer by a lease or by a will.

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