Definition of easement in English:

easement

Line breaks: ease|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈiːzm(ə)nt
 
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noun

  • 1 Law A right to cross or otherwise use someone else’s land for a specified purpose.
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    • Registration was suitable for equitable rights such as restrictive covenants and easements, which must continue to bind the land if they are to benefit those entitled to them.
    • By prescription one person may acquire rights such as easements and profits over the land of another.
    • However, rights of way are part of a class of rights in land called easements.
  • 2 [mass noun] literary The state or feeling of comfort or peace: time brings easement

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French aisement, from aisier (see ease).

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