What does acquittance mean?

acquittance meaning in General Dictionary

To acquit

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  • The clearing off of debt or obligation a release or discharge from debt or other liability
  • a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or responsibility
  • The clearing off of financial obligation or obligation; a release or release from financial obligation or any other responsibility.
  • A writing that is proof of a discharge; a receipt entirely, which bars a further demand.
  • To acquit.

acquittance meaning in Law Dictionary

the ultimate advanced payment and discharge of a fully paid loan recorded by a receipt through the mortgagee.


acquittance meaning in Business Dictionary

Full repayment of that loan (or discharge of an obligation) evidenced by a document or receipt, such as pleasure of mortgage issued by a lender (mortgagee).


acquittance meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The clearing away from financial obligation or obligation; a release or release from financial obligation or any other liability.

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  • (n.) A writing that is proof of a discharge; a receipt completely, which bars an additional need.
  • (v. t.) To acquit.