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Definition 1: (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for recognisance in the sense of this definition

(recognisance is a kind of ...) property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

"bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

(... is a kind of recognisance ) (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial

"the judge set bail at $10,000" "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"

(recognisance belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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