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Correct spelling:
A legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty; a right in one to control or hold and retain the property of another until some claim of the former is paid or satisfied.


claim on property
encumbrance, incumbrance, mortgage, right, Hypothecation.
account, credit, draft, loan, mortgage, tab, tally, trust.
affirmation, assurance, bond, certification, collateral, contract, countersignature, guarantee, insurance, oath, pledge, promise, safeguard, security, token, warranty, word.
right to dispose of property
charge, claim, hold on property, security on property.
Examples of usage:
  1. Lawyers in Oklahoma hold a lien on the cause of action until their fees are paid. – How to Collect a Doctor Bill by Frank P. Davis
  2. I've got a lien on that ship, a formal claim. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  3. I forget at what time the Visiter was united to the weekly Journal; but very soon after the presidential campaign of '52, I learned that my late partner had endorsed several notes which were not likely to be paid by the persons who gave them, and that one of these was already entered as a lien against his interest in the family estate. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  4. Rawbon has a lien on that fellow's hide. – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  5. Oh, of course I know the unutterable bliss; but you must really ask your lawyer, how is my lien to be disposed of. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever