power of attorney

Definitions of power of attorney
  1. noun
    a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent
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    types:
    stock power
    a power of attorney document to transfer ownership of a registered security from the owner to another party
    proxy
    a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting
    type of:
    instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document
    (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
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