verb (used with object), mort·gaged, mort·gag·ing.
Origin of mortgage
Related formso·ver·mort·gage, verb, o·ver·mort·gaged, o·ver·mort·gag·ing.re·mort·gage, verb (used with object), re·mort·gaged, re·mort·gag·ing.sub·mort·gage, nounun·mort·gage, verb (used with object), un·mort·gaged, un·mort·gag·ing.
Examples from the Web for mortgage
She also insists she was not “financially involved” with the down payment or mortgage payments on the property.
In a few sentences, as though discussing the closing of a mortgage, they have given away France.
Using the diet will, according to low-fat diet doctor Dean Ornish, “mortgage your health.”
After that, Sloan became “cash-poor” and was unable to afford the mortgage for her $1.4 million Manhattan apartment.Selena Gomez, Macaulay Culkin, and More Stars Who Divorce Their Parents|Marina Watts|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That summer, the CFPB used online feedback to redesign the mortgage disclosure form.How the Government Can Avoid Another HealthCare.gov Debacle|Alexander B. Howard|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The mortgage they had to work off was a stump; but faith and Luclarion's dairy did it.Real Folks|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
I am grieved at what you tell me about the mortgage on Eltondale.Manners, Vol 2 of 3|Frances Brooke
His friends will endorse his notes and take a mortgage on the store, for they know it's a good payin' business.Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks|Charles Felton Pidgin
Another profitable investment for money is to be found, in Sydney, in the way of mortgage.Trade and Travel in the Far East|G. F. Davidson
Not rich, with that last payment on the mortgage looming ahead.Walter and the Wireless|Sara Ware Bassett
British Dictionary definitions for mortgage
Derived Formsmortgageable, adjective
Word Origin for mortgage
Culture definitions for mortgage
A legal agreement that creates an interest in real estate between a borrower and a lender. Commonly used to purchase homes, mortgages specify the terms by which the purchaser borrows from the lender (usually a bank or a savings and loan association), using his or her title to the house as security for the unpaid balance of the loan.