Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The subject matter having become extinct, the adjunct is removed.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    When the subject is extinguished, the incident ceases. -Thus, when the business for which a partnership has been formed is completed or brought to an end, the partnership itself ceases. Inst. 3, 26, 6; 3 Kent, Comm. 52, note.