Meaning of garnishment
Pronunciation: (gär'nish-munt), [key]
- a warning, served on a third party to hold, subject to the court's direction, money or property belonging to a debtor who is being sued by a creditor.
- a summons to a third party to appear in litigation pending between a creditor and debtor.
- adornment or decoration.
- garnishment (Thesaurus)