Adjective "Indentured" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Indentured


    Definition:

    1. a deed or agreement executed in two or more copies with edges correspondingly indented as a means of identification.

    2. any deed, written contract, or sealed agreement.

    3. a contract by which a person, as an apprentice, is bound to service.

    4. any official or formal list, certificate, etc., authenticated for use as a voucher or the like.

    5. the formal agreement between a group of bondholders and the debtor as to the terms of the debt.

    6. indentation. verb (used with object), i

    Origin:
    indenture

    Examples:

    "labourers can be indentured."

    "servants can be indentured."

    "labours can be indentured."

    "trustees can be indentured."