Pronunciation: (in-den'chur), [key]
— n., v., -tured, -tur•ing.
- a deed or agreement executed in two or more copies with edges correspondingly indented as a means of identification.
- any deed, written contract, or sealed agreement.
- a contract by which a person, as an apprentice, is bound to service.
- any official or formal list, certificate, etc., authenticated for use as a voucher or the like.
- the formal agreement between a group of bondholders and the debtor as to the terms of the debt.
- to bind by indenture, as an apprentice.
- to make a depression in; indent; wrinkle; furrow.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.