alienation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to alienation: Parental alienation

alienation

n. the transfer of title to real property, voluntarily and completely. It does not apply to interests other than title, such as a mortgages. (See: alien)

alienation

(Estrangement), noun abhorrence, acrimony, alienatio, animosity, antagonism, aversion, bitterness, breach, break, deflection, disfavor, disruption, division, enmity, execration, hostility, implacability, loathing, malevolence, malice, odium, rancor, rift, rupture, schism, separation, split, unfriendliness, variance, withdrawal
Associated concepts: alienation of affections, alienation of power
Foreign phrases: Alienatio rei praefertur juri accrescendi.Alienation is favored by the law rather than accumulation.

alienation

(Transfer of title), noun abalienatio, abalienation, assignation, assignment, cession, conferment, conferral, consignation, consignment, conveyance, deeding, deliverance, delivery, demise, enfeoffment, limitation, nonretention, selling, surrender, transmission
Associated concepts: alienation clause, alienation of property
See also: assignment, conveyance, demise, disagreement, disposition, estrangement, feud, insanity, odium, separation, umbrage, variance

alienation

the transfer of property, as by conveyance or will, into the ownership of another.

ALIENATION, estates. Alienation is an act whereby one man transfers the property and possession of lands, tenements, or other things, to another. It is commonly applied to lands or tenements, as to alien (that is, to convey) land in fee, in mortmain. Termes de la ley. See Co. Litt. 118 b; Cruise Dig. tit. 32, c. 1, Sec. 1-8.
     2. Alienations may be made by deed; by matter of record; and by devise.
     3. Alienations by deed may be made by original or primary conveyances, which are those by means of which the benefit or estate is created or first arises; by derivative or secondary conveyances, by which the benefit or estate originally created, is enlarged, restrained, transferred, or extinguished. These are conveyances by the common law. To these may be added some conveyances which derive their force and operation from the statute of uses. The original conveyances are the following: 1. Feoffment; 2. Gift; 3. Grant; 4. Lease; 6. Exchange; 6. Partition. The derivative are, 7. Release; 8. Confirmation; 9. Surrender; 10. Assignment; 11. Defeasance. Those deriving their force from the statute of uses, are, 12. Covenants to stand seised to uses; 13. Bargains and sales; 14. Lease and release; 15. Deeds to lend or declare the uses of other more direct conveyances; 16. Deeds of revocation of uses. 2 Bl. Com. ch. 20. Vide Conveyance; Deed. Alienations by matter of record may be, 1. By private acts of the legislature; 2. By grants, as by patents of lands; 3. By fines; 4. By common recovery. Alienations may also be made by devise (q.v.)

ALIENATION, med. jur. The term alienation or mental alienation is a generic expression to express the different kinds of aberrations of the human understanding. Dict. des Science Med. h.t.; 1 Beck's Med. Jur. 535.

References in periodicals archive ?
Marx discussed economic and social alienation of workers from their labour, Dr Jan maintained.
For a long time those charged with looking after children's welfare have been aware of parental alienation in family law proceedings.
Territoriality, Social Alienation, and Idea Implementation
This essay uses one possible understanding of the concept of alienation to explain the genesis of the movement, as well as the dialectic of its development through internal divisions.
Collins, are coauthors of Parents Acting Badly: How Institutions and Societies Promote the Alienation of Children from Their Loving Families.
6) Parental alienation encompasses a broad array of behaviors by one parent that disturbs the relationship between the child and the other parent.
This legislation enables changing custody arrangements and even impeding the contact of one of the parents if parental alienation is determined to exist.
Contract notice: Alienation of land situated in the zone ordinance 9 "building singular-1" partial plan industrial estate palmones iii.
In the second part, I talked about the warning signs that suggest a child is at risk of becoming alienated from a parent, about how few claims of alienation are actually proven in court and about how the courts tend to respond to alienation claims that are proven.
NEW YORK, Nov 17 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon late Tuesday expressed concern over reprisals or further discrimination against Muslims, especially Muslim refugees and migrants, adding that this would only exacerbate the alienation on which terrorists feed.
Work engagement and work alienation are considered as bipolar opposites of each other by many researchers.
In "Ruth: From Alienation and Monarchy", modern techniques of literary analysis and rabbinic homilies merge to yield common insights into themes such as leadership, redemption, identity, and social morality.