- a transfer of all one's interest, as in a parcel of real estate, especially without a warranty of title.
- to quit or give up claim to (a possession, right, etc.).
Origin of quitclaim
Related Words for quitclaimabandonment, relinquishment, self-denial, abstention, denial, repeal, resignation, remission, veto, sacrifice, refusal, abjuration, renunciation, rebuff, surrender, yielding, repudiation, abnegation, cancellation, waiver
Examples from the Web for quitclaim
Historical Examples of quitclaim
Mrs. Wittleworth signed the quitclaim deed, and took the check.Make or Break
"I'll sign a quitclaim in her favor, if that is what you mean," I said.The Master of Appleby
In any case, Ann Maffitt and the three Maffitt children did not sign a quitclaim to the property until 1835.Salona, Fairfax County, Virginia
In March, 1902, Silcott conveyed his interest in the land to Ireland by a deed of quitclaim.
They were married following their arrival here and took a quitclaim on a homestead which in time became their property.
- a formal renunciation of any claim against a person or of a right to land
- to renounce (a claim) formally
- to declare (a person) free from liability