- noun a good feeling of happiness and contentment
- The cancellation of an encumbrance on a piece of real property, most often resulting in the payment of whatever debt had been secured by it.
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- noun a feeling of contentment that comes from having what you want
- noun the acceptance of money or goods by an injured party who then cannot make any further claim
- noun payment or goods given to someone in exchange for that person’s agreement to stop a claim