Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Encumbering'
Encumbering Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Encumber \En*cum"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encumbered; p. pr.
& vb. n. Encumbering.] [F. encombrer; pref. en- (L. in) +
OF. combrer to hinder. See Cumber, and cf. Incumber.]
[Written also incumber.]
- To impede the motion or action of, as with a burden; to retard with something superfluous; to weigh down; to obstruct or embarrass; as, his movements were encumbered by his mantle; his mind is encumbered with useless learning. Not encumbered with any notable inconvenience. --Hooker.
- To load with debts, or other legal claims; as, to encumber an estate with mortgages. Syn: To load; clog; oppress; overload; embarrass; perplex; hinder; retard; obstruct; check; block.
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- Sale of ground lease for 106 natural gas drilling sites in the Barnett Shale in Texas closed by HFF
DALLAS, TX, November 11, 2013 - HFF announced today that it has closed the sale of a ground lease encumbering 106 urban natural gas drilling sites located in the Barnett Shale in North Texas, one of the ... Read more on this news related to 'Encumbering'