Waiver vs Weaver - What's the difference?
As a noun waiver
is the act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege.
As a verb waiver
As a proper noun weaver is
for a weaver.
The act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege.
(legal) A legal document releasing some requirement, such as waiving a right (giving it up) or a waiver of liability (agreeing to hold someone blameless). Also used for such a form even before it is filled out and signed.
Something that releases a person from a requirement.
- I had to sign a waiver when I went skydiving, agreeing not to sue even if something went wrong.
- I needed a waiver from the department head to take the course because I didn't technically have the prerequisite courses.
- I needed a waiver from the zoning board for the house because the lot was so small, but they let me build because it was next to the park.
* Sometimes used in puns involving wavering]] about [[waivernoun, waivers, the noun, especially in newspaper headlines for sports stories.
One who weaves.
Any bird in the family Ploceidae.
An aquatic beetle of the genus .