verb (replevies, replevying, replevied)[with object] Law
- Recover (seized goods) by replevin: he could not replevy the entrusted goodsMore example sentences
- Though over 10 million yuan has been replevied, far more funds are still lost.
- The plaintiff replevied the property in question under a bond for double the amount of the property's alleged value.
mid 16th century: from Old French replevir 'recover'; apparently related to pledge.
More definitions of replevyDefinition of replevy in:
- The US English dictionary