Definitions of alienation

  1. separation resulting from hostility Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; "his behavior alienated the other students" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another; "the power of alienation is an essential ingredient of ownership" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the feeling of being alienated from other people Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An estrangement, as of the affections; transference; insanity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Estrangement; sale; mental derangement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A transfer or a conveyance of property to another. The state of being alienated; estrangement; mental derangement. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. The transfer of anything to another. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. In real property law. The transfer of the property and possession of lands, tenements, or other things, from one person to another. Terines de la Ley. It is particularly applied to absolute conveyances of real property. Conover v. Mutual Ins. Co., 1 N. Y. 290, 294. The act by which the title to real estate is voluntarily resigned by one person to another and accepted by the latter, in the forms prescribed by law. The voluntary and complete transfer from one person to another, involving the complete and absolute exclusion, out of him who alienates, of any remaining interest or particle of interest, in the thing transmitted; the complete transfer of the property and possession of lands, tenements, or other things to another. Orrell v. Bay Mfg. Co.. S3 Miss. 800. 30 South. 501, 70 L. It. A. 881; Burl v. Insurance Co., 24 X. II. 558. 57 Am. Dec. 300: United States v. Schurz. 102 U. S. 378, 20 L. Ed. 107; Yining v. Willis, 40 Kan. 009, 20 Pac. 232. In medical jurisprudence. A generic term denoting the different kinds or forms of mental aberration or derangement. thelawdictionary.org
  14. Estates. Alienation is an act whereby one man transfers the property and possession of lands, tenements, or other things, to another. It is commonly applied to lands or tenements, as to alien (that is, to convey) land in fee, in mortmain. Termes de la ley. See Co. Litt. 118 b; Cruise Dig. tit. 32, c. 1, 1-8. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  15. Alienations may be made by deed; by matter of record; and by devise. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  16. Alienations by deed may be made by original or primary conveyances, which are those by means of which the benefit or estate is created or first arises; by derivative or secondary conveyances, by which the benefit or esta te originally created, is enlarged, restrained, transferred, or extinguished. These are conveyances by the common law. To these may be added some conveyances which derive their force and operation from the statute of uses. The original conveyances are the following: 1. Feoffment; 2. Gift; 3. Grant; 4. Lease; 6. Exchange; 6. Partition. The derivative are, 7. Release; 8. Confirmation; 9. Surrender; 10. Assignment; 11. Defeasance. Those deriving their force from the statute of uses, are, 12. Covenants to stand seised to uses; 13. Bargains and sales; 14. Lease and release; 15. Deeds to lend or declare the uses of other more direct conveyances; 16. Deeds of revocation of uses. 2 Bl. Com. ch. 20. Vide Conveyance; Deed. Alienations by matter of record may be, 1. By private acts of the legislature; 2. By grants, as by patents of lands; 3. By fines; 4. By common recovery. Alienations may also be made by devise (q.v.) 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  17. Med. jur. The term alienation or mental alienation is a generic expression to express the different kinds of aberrations of the human understandiug. Dict. des Science Med. h. t.; 1 Beck's Med. Jur. 535. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  18. Estrangement; transference of ownership; diversion to different purpose; (mental) a., insanity. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. Mental derangement; insanity. American pocket medical dictionary.
  20. Mental disorder. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  21. n. A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property; - state of being alienated; - estrangement of the affections; - derangement of the mental faculties. Cabinet Dictionary
  22. The act of transferring property; the state of being alienated; change of affection. Complete Dictionary