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

    To disprove; to impeach; to annul; to benefit; to increase the value of. See 40 Cal. 83.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. To disprove; to invalidate or impeach; to prove false or forged. 1 Forb. Inst. pt. 4, p. 162. To improve a lease mcans to grant a lease of unusual duration to encourage a tenant, when the soil is exhausted, etc. Bell; Stair, Inst. p. 676, ยง 23.