Origin of arrears
Related formsar·rear·age, noun
Examples from the Web for arrear
Distraining part of the goods for rent in arrear, in the name of the whole goods, will be deemed a lawful seizure.
Some rent perhaps is in arrear—the strict terms of the lease have been deviated from—the condition of the tenant seems declining.
Latterly things had come to such a pass that even the reduced stipends offered to the members fell into arrear.Hyacinth|George A. Birmingham
He was, as he had observed, so heavily in arrear of rent, that his whole stock would not discharge it.
The harvests promise to be abundant, but the collections come in slowly, and the establishments are all greatly in arrear.A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II|William Sleeman
British Dictionary definitions for arrear
Word Origin for arrears
Idioms and Phrases with arrear
see in arrears.