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waiver definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a formal written statement of relinquishment [syn: release, waiver, discharge]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Anglo-French weyver, from waiver, verb Date: 1628 1. the act of intentionally relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim, or privilege; also the legal instrument evidencing such an act 2. the act of a club's waiving the right to claim a professional ball player who is being removed from another club's roster often used in the phrase on waivers denoting the process by which a player to be removed from a roster is made available to other clubs

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Law the act or an instance of waiving. Etymology: as WAIVE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Waiver Waiv"er, n. (Law) The act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(waivers) A waiver is when a person, government, or organization agrees to give up a right or says that people do not have to obey a particular rule or law. ...a waiver of constitutional rights... N-COUNT: usu with supp

Moby Thesaurus

OK, abandonment, abdication, abeyance, abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, admission, allowance, annulment, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, cessation, cession, charter, circumscription, cold storage, concession, consent, countermand, counterorder, deed of release, defeasance, desistance, discontinuance, dispensation, dropping out, exception, exemption, extenuating circumstances, forbearance, forswearing, grain of salt, grant, handing over, hedge, hedging, invalidation, leave, liberty, license, limitation, mental reservation, modification, nonexercise, nullification, okay, patent, permission, permission to enter, qualification, quitclaim, recall, recantation, release, relinquishment, renege, renouncement, renunciation, repeal, rescinding, rescindment, rescission, reservation, resignation, restriction, retraction, reversal, revocation, revoke, revokement, salvo, setting aside, special case, special permission, special treatment, specialness, specification, surrender, suspension, ticket, ticket of admission, vacation, vacatur, voidance, voiding, vouchsafement, waiving, withdrawal, withdrawing, write-off, yielding



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