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 mortgaging
Some people will be horrific losers, mortgaging the house to cover what they owe you.
The habit of mortgaging and selling estates does not necessarily mean the impoverishment of the landlords as a class.Russia|Donald Mackenzie Wallace
When the bill came in there was no way to pay it except by mortgaging his house, so he's gone and mortgaged it.The Romance of a Plain Man|Ellen Glasgow
The men, as a result, were always in debt, mortgaging their next summers catch of fish long before the winter was over.Heroes of To-Day|Mary R. Parkman
British Dictionary definitions for mortgaging
Derived forms of mortgagemortgageable, adjective
Word Origin for mortgage
Cultural definitions for mortgaging
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.