verb (used with object), mort·gaged, mort·gag·ing.
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Origin of mortgage
OTHER WORDS FROM mortgageo·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.
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Example sentences from the Web for mortgaged
The debt load is so vast that every asset of the club—including its training ground—has been mortgaged.
On the other hand, if they lose their bid to unseat Obama, they will have mortgaged their future for nothing at all.
This has all been done relatively quietly while politicians have mortgaged our futures.
After discovering Celine in 1981, Angelil mortgaged his home to produce her first record.
So I mortgaged my place here in LA and bought an apartment there.
The property would not be yours at all if it were mortgaged, as soon as bought.The American Senator|Anthony Trollope
He has mortgaged his chapel to Sherrick, I suppose you know, who is master of it, and could turn him out any day.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
"Poor" are the debt-ridden cottager, the landlord whose property is mortgaged up to the hilt, the incompetent salter or pickler.The Forest Farm|Peter Rosegger
Accordingly, he sold the young blacksmith, and mortgaged William and his sister, a girl of fourteen.The Freedmen's Book|Lydia Maria Child
I advise the bank, you know, and 'Splatchett's' farm is mortgaged up to the eyes.A Terrible Temptation|Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for mortgaged
Derived forms of mortgagemortgageable, adjective
Word Origin for mortgage
Cultural definitions for mortgaged
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.