[ uh-deem ]
/ əˈdim /

verb (used with object) Law.

to revoke (a legacy) by ademption.

Origin of adeem

1835–45; < Latin adimere to take away, deprive of, confiscate, equivalent to ad- ad- + -imere, combining form of emere to take, buy; spelling conformed to redeem Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019