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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British Dictionary definitions for sub-mortgage
Derived forms of mortgagemortgageable, adjective
Word Origin for mortgage
Cultural definitions for sub-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.