Meaning of adempt in English:

adempt

Pronunciation /əˈdɛm(p)t/

verb

US
  • To take away, remove; (Law) = adeem . Usually in passive.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Swinburne (c1551–1624), ecclesiastical lawyer. From classical Latin ademptus, past participle of adimere adeem.