HyperDic: jointure

English > 2 senses of the word jointure:
NOUNpossessionjointure, legal jointure(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
actjointure, union, unification, uniting, conjugationthe act of making or becoming a single unit
English > jointure: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaning(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower.
Synonymlegal jointure
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderestateEverything you own
English > jointure: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making or becoming a single unit.
Synonymsunion, unification, uniting, conjugation
Narrowercoalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutinationThe union of diverse things into one body or form or group
reunion, reunificationThe act of coming together again
tribalization, tribalisationThe act of making tribal
umbrellaHaving the function of uniting a group of similar things
Broadercombination, combining, compoundingThe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole
OppositedisunionThe termination or destruction of union
Spanishunificación, unión
Catalanunificació, unió
Verbsjoinbe or become joined or united or linked

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