Definition of Acquittance. Meaning of Acquittance. Synonyms of Acquittance

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Definition of Acquittance

Acquittance
Acquittance Ac*quit"tance, n. [OF. aquitance, fr. aquiter. See Acquit.] 1. The clearing off of debt or obligation; a release or discharge from debt or other liability. 2. A writing which is evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand. You can produce acquittances For such a sum, from special officers. --Shak.
Acquittance
Acquittance Ac*quit"tance, v. t. To acquit. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Acquittance from wikipedia

- In common law jurisdictions, an acquittal certifies that the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned. This...
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- sealed acquittance in court. Debtors were not permitted to argue any other defenses including, “payment without taking of a sealed acquittance, payment...
- been repaid. Gwynneth made a payment and was granted his release or acquittance by the arbitrators. Chamberlayne, however, pressed his bill, and Gwynneth...
- sadness and a broken heart I have to let know all of Adrian's friends and acquittances that he is dead. "Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to...
- died when he was 13. He was often asked to appraise his friends and acquittance as possible candidates for government office positions and was also chosen...
- coast. In his book "The Road to Mecca", Muhammad Asad tells his personal acquittance with as-Senussi and his personal travel to Libya with as-S****si's request...
- of Christ; which justification we conceive to be a gracious and free acquittance of a guilty, sinful creature, from all sin by God, through the satisfaction...
- same shall, from time to time, become due and payable: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Ralph Darnall, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall...
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