acquittance

Definitions:

  • A written release from an obligation, such as a receipt indicating payment in full.
  • To acquit.
  • The act of acquitting or discharging from a debt or any other liability; the state of being so discharged.
  • A writing in evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand.
  • The act of clearing one's self.
  • To acquit.
  • The clearing off of debt or obligation; a release or discharge from debt or other liability.
  • A writing which is evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand.
  • The <xref>clearing off</xref> of <xref>debt</xref> or <xref>obligation</xref>; a <xref>release</xref> or <xref>discharge</xref> from debt or other <xref>liability</xref>.
  • A writing which is <xref>evidence</xref> of a <xref>discharge</xref>; a <xref>receipt</xref> in full, which bars a further demand.
  • (<xref>obsolete</xref>) To <xref>acquit</xref>.
  • a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
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