To impede the motion or action of, as with a burden; to retard with something superfluous; to weigh down; to obstruct or embarrass; as, his movements were encumbered by his mantle; his mind is encumbered with useless learning.
To burden a parcel of land with a lien or charge such as a mortgage.
The act of burdening a Pinelands Development Credit with a financial liability, such as pledging a PDC as security or collateral for a loan.
To burden the title to real property with a claim, right or lien held by someone other than the owner.
To burden a parcel of land with a lien or charge, e.g., a mortgage.
To place a lien or charge on land, or a limitation on the use of property.
A claim, lien, charge, or liability attached to and binding on real property. Examples of encumbrances are: mortgages, judgments, liens, mechanic's liens, easements and so on.
To put a charge on land, for example a mortgage, lien, etc.
To burden (a person or an estate) with debts; esp. to charge (an estate) with a mortgage. (Instrument, Article V, Section 4, Item 5; and Article V, Section 5)
To place a claim on property. Examples include a mortgage, judgment lien, or security interest.
To load or weigh down.