Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun jointure

2 senses of jointure

Sense 1
jointure, legal jointure -- ((law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower)
       => estate -- (everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities)

Sense 2
union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure -- (the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays")
       => combination, combining, compounding -- (the act of combining things to form a new whole)

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