Latin. To conquer.
- n. The act or process of legally evicting; or state of being evicted; the recovery of lands, tenements, etc., from another's possession by due course of law; dispossession by paramount title or claim of such title; ejectment; ouster. Dispossession, actual or constructive. A court action to remove one from possession of real property. The lawful expulsion of an occupant from real property. Most commonly, the removal of a tenant. Conclusive evidence; proof.
See also Landlord and tenant.