The Ultimate GRE Word List & Dictionary

flashcard mode: on | off


audio pronunciation audio pronunciation audio pronunciation
  • ~ (on/upon sth): right to keep sb's property until a debt owed in connection with it (for repair, transport, etc) is paid [Barron]
  • a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty ordinarily arising by operation of law [Taisha]
  • legal claim until a debt on it is repaid [Nandigam]

More word meanings for lien
from leading online dictionaries:

lien @ wiktionary
lien @
Merriam-Webster Online:
lien @
MSN Encarta:
lien @ Encarta
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language:
lien @ AHD provided by Yahoo! Education
lien @
Search for more definitions on Google:
Google define:lien
Search for more definitions on Yahoo!:
Yahoo! define:lien
Search for more definitions on dictionary: lien