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premises

n. 1) in real estate, land and the improvements on it, a building, store, shop, apartment, or other designated structure. The exact premises may be important in determining if an outbuilding (shed, cabana, detached garage) is insured or whether a person accused of burglary has actually entered a structure. 2) in legal pleading, premises means "all that has hereinabove been stated," as in a prayer (request) at the end of a complaint asking for "any further order deemed proper in the premises" (an order based on what has been stated in the complaint.) (See: real estate, structure)

premises

(Buildings), noun aedificium, bounds, domus, dwellings, edifices, grounds, homes, house with the grounds belonging to it, land, limits, lodgings, piece of land, place, property, quarters, real estate, structures, tract of land
Associated concepts: premises liability

premises

(Hypotheses), noun affirmations, assertions, assumed positions, axioms, bases, foundations, grounds, positions, postulates, principia, terms, theorems, theses
See also: apartment, area, building, edifice, land, part, place, property, province, structure

PREMISES. that which is put before. The word has several significations; sometimes it means the statements which have been before made; as, I act upon these premises; in this sense, this word may comprise a variety of subjects, having no connexion among themselves; 1 East, R. 456; it signifies a formal part of a deed; and it is made to designate an estate.

PREMISES, estates. Lands and tenements are usually, called premises, when particularly spoken of; as, the premises will be sold without reserve. 1 East, R. 453.

PREMISES, conveyancing. That part in the beginning of a deed, in which are set forth the names of the parties, with their titles and additions, and in which are recited such deeds, agreements, or matters of fact, as are necessary to explain the reasons upon which the contract then entered into is founded; and it is here also the consideration on which it is made, is set down, and the certainty of the thing granted. 2 Bl. Com. 298. The technical meaning of the premises in a deed, is every thing which precedes the habendum. 8 Mass. R. 174; 6 Conn. R. 289. Vide Deed.

PREMISES, equity pleading. That part of a bill usually denominated the stating part of the bill. It contains a narrative of the facts and circumstances of the plaintiff's case, and the wrongs of which he complains, and the names of the persons by whom done, and against whom he seeks redress. Coop. Eq. Pl..9; Bart. Suit in equity, 27; Mitf. Eq. Pl. by Jeremy, 43; Story, Eq. Pl. Sec. 27; 4 Bouv, Inst. n. 4158.

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Seated in a famous arm-chair and in his best suit, constantly within sight of good cheer, he had a comfortable consciousness of being on the premises, mingled with fleeting suggestions of Sunday and the bar at the Green Man; and he informed Mary Garth that he should not go out of reach of his brother Peter while that poor fellow was above ground.
Having resolved it into its constituent elements I arranged them in convenient troops and squadrons, and collecting all the forces of my logic bore down upon them from impregnable premises with the thunder of irresistible conclusions and a great noise of chariots and general intellectual shouting.
Watson's premises and keep away from this section of the country--"
So you have been seeing the premises, seeing the premises-- premises--seeing the premises
It was a great dingy house with a quantity of dim side window and blank back premises, and it cost his mind a world of trouble so to lay it out as to account for everything in its external appearance.
The premises of Mrs Boffin's late father (Canine Provision Trade), you look down into, as if they was your own.
Pullet began to give elaborate directions to Sally how to guard the premises from serious injury in the course of removing the dirt.
Aunt Pullet was quite willing to take the shortest means of restoring her premises to order and quiet, and it was not long before Mrs.
They think it is their own personality, that they have only one personality; and from such a premise they can conclude only that they have lived previous lives.
Now that the first shock was over, she saw that there was every reason to premise a Mrs.
This story shall draw a conclusion from it, and show at the same time that the premise is incorrect.
30am on the 30th day of November 2015 for the premises situate at Units 1-4, 443-451 Antrim Road, Belfast, BT15 3FE being restaurant premises such as are specified in Article 2 of the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, namely, premises, not being premises of a kind mentioned in Article 5(1)(a) in which there is carried on the business of selling meals and refreshments, which are structurally adapted and used and intended to be used for the purposes of providing persons frequenting the premises with a main table meal at midday or in the evening or both.