Meaning of muniments in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmjuːnɪm(ə)nts/

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plural noun

  • Title deeds or other documents proving a person's title to land.

    ‘Navy Board muniments for the seventeenth—nineteenth centuries’
    • ‘the muniment room’
    • ‘However, when a will is probated as a muniment of title, inventories are not filed.’
    • ‘It is worth noting that even if no deed was prepared, your wife's divorce decree may state that the decree itself will function as a muniment of title to transfer ownership of the home to her.’
    • ‘When you file a will as a muniment of title, you still have to file certain papers with the court and go to a hearing, but you don't need to file an inventory listing her assets.’
    • ‘You will either need to conduct a normal probate, commonly known as an independent administration, or you might be able to conduct a simplified form of probate called probating the will as a muniment of title.’
    • ‘Probating a will as a muniment of title can be simpler and less expensive than other forms of probate.’
    account, accounts, document, documents, documentation, data, file, files, dossier, dossiers, information, evidence, report, reports


Late Middle English via Old French from Latin munimentum ‘defence’ (in medieval Latin ‘title deed’), from munire ‘fortify’.