Demised vs Letten - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between demised and letten
is that demised
) while letten
As an adjective letten is
(obsolete|rare) let; demised, leased.
(legal) The conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years, most commonly the latter.
Transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor; transference; especially, the transfer or transmission of the crown or royal authority to a successor.
End (less common, usually in a negative manner).
- The lack of funding ultimately led to the demise of the project.
(transitive, obsolete, legal) To give.
(legal) To convey, as by will or lease.
(legal) To transmit by inheritance.
(legal) To pass by inheritance.
(obsolete, rare) Let; demised, leased.
* VI:i (1908),