Definitions of eviction

  1. action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act or process of evicting; or state of being evicted; the recovery of lands, tenements, etc., from another's possession by due course of law; dispossession by paramount title or claim of such title; ejectment; ouster. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Conclusive evidence; proof. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Removal of a tenant from rental property by a law enforcement officer. First, the landlord must file and win an eviction lawsuit, also known as an "unlawful detainer."
  6. The act of putting out by force. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of evicting from house or lands: the lawful recovery of lands. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The act of evicting; forcible ejectment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Dispossession from lands, &c, as declared by law to be the property of another. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The recovery of lands or tenements from another's possession by legal proceedings. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. [L., I conquer.] (Leg.) Recovery of property by a judicial process. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  12. Expulsion from a tenement by the landlord. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  13. n. Dispossession or deprivation by judicial sentence. Cabinet Dictionary
  14. Dispossession or deprivation of a definitive sentence of a court of judicature; proof, evidence. Complete Dictionary

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