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  • nounnatural gift
  • verbendow

synonyms for dower

  • dowry
  • endowment
  • gift
  • skill
  • talent
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antonyms for dower

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  • inability
  • incapacity
  • loss
  • weakness
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How to use dower in a sentence

In most states this interest or dower is paramount to the claims of her husband's creditors.
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When her dower is in mortgaged land, she cannot get possession until the mortgage has been paid.
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In other words she loses her dower whenever her husband has no estate from which her dower can be carved out.
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Whenever a marriage can be set aside for some illegality, and is not, it will sustain her dower on his death.
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If eager to get the most possible, she would reject the gift of money and claim her dower rights.
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If lands have been exchanged by the husband, she can elect in which she shall take her dower, but not in both.
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There can be no dower in a mere personal privilege, or in a revocable license pertaining to land.
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It may be added that the principles of the common law relating to dower have been largely modified by statute in all the states.
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Quite frequently, the statute provides that there shall be no dower in case of divorce for the wife's fault.
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An absolute divorce, even though for the husband's fault, divests the wife of dower, unless her right is saved by statute.
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWER

  • bequeathal
  • bequeathment
  • bestowal
  • devisal
  • devise
  • dower
  • endowment
  • estate
  • gift
  • heritage
  • inheritance
  • legacy
  • settlement
  • trust
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