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1. recognizance

noun. ['rɪˈkɑːnəzəns'] (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited.

Synonyms

  • recognisance
  • bail bond
  • bond
  • security
  • bail

Antonyms

  • secured bond
  • unsecured bond
  • repulsion
  • detach

Etymology

  • -ance (English)
  • recognize (English)
  • recognoscere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Recognizance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with recognizance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Released on recognizance is referred to as ROR in most courts.

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