Reversionary Re*ver"sion*a*ry, a. (Law) Of or pertaining to a reversion; involving a reversion; to be enjoyed in succession, or after the termination of a particular estate; as, a reversionary interest or right. [1913 Webster]

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  • Reversionary — Re*ver sion*a*ry, n. (Law) That which is to be received in reversion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reversionary — index regressive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reversionary — atavistic (see under REVERSION) revert 1 *return, recur, recrudesce Analogous words: *recede, retreat, retrograde, back: *lapse, relapse, backslide 2 *advert …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • reversionary — adjective of or relating to or involving a reversion (especially a legal reversion) reversionary annuity reversionary interest • Pertains to noun: ↑reversion • Derivationally related forms: ↑reversion • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reversionary — adjective Date: 1720 of, relating to, constituting, or involving especially a legal reversion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reversionary — /ri verr zheuh ner ee, sheuh /, adj. of, pertaining to, or involving a reversion. Also, reversional. [1645 55; REVERSION + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • reversionary — 1. noun Reversioner. 2. adjective Pertaining to reversion, especially that of an estate …   Wiktionary

  • reversionary — Synonyms and related words: atavistic, compensatory, indemnificatory, reactionary, recessive, recidivist, recidivous, redeeming, redemptional, redemptive, regressive, reparative, restitutive, restitutory, restorative, retributive, retrograde,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reversionary — adj. pertaining to a reversion (esp. a legal reversion)re ver·sion·ar·y || rɪ vÉœrÊ’É™nerɪ / vɜːʃənrɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reversionary — re·ver·sion·ary …   English syllables

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