Associations to the word «Demise»
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.
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.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.