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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To turn over rent, goods, etc. to another.
verb intr.: To agree to be a tenant of a new landlord of the same property.
From Old French atorner (to assign to), from a- (to) + torner (to turn). An attorney is the person one turns to to represent oneself. Earliest documented use: 1458.
"So there was no reason to proceed with the extradition, because they'd already attorned to that jurisdiction."
Windsor Men Won't Be Extradited to US; CBC News (Canada); May 27, 2010.
See more usage examples of attorn in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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