dispossess

(redirected from dispossessory)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

dispossess of (something)

To take one's possession. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dispossess" and "of." If you don't pay your mortgage, you'll be dispossessed of your house before long.
See also: dispossess, of
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

dispossess someone of something

to separate someone from a possession. Do you intend to dispossess us of our home? They were dispossessed of the only possessions they had.
See also: dispossess, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
statute governing expedited dispossessory proceedings, which, like the
expedited dispossessory proceedings "outside the realm of the
statutory language indicating that expedited dispossessory proceedings
the shortened timeline in Ohio dispossessory proceedings can hamper fact
conceive of a statutory scheme creating expedited dispossessory
interpretations of expedited dispossessory proceedings in light of
1913) (holding lack of notice in prior dispossessory proceeding
preclusion because "dispossessory proceedings do not dispense