1. garnishment

noun. ['ˈgɑːrnɪʃmənt'] a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee.

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Garnishment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word garnishment


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is why your employer can terminate you if you receive more than one garnishment order.

2. Adjective
Payroll departments have copies of garnishment orders with details regarding the creditor and the judgment amount.

Synonym.com