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1. foreclose

verb. ['fɔrˈkloʊz'] keep from happening or arising; make impossible.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • stave off
  • stymie
  • block
  • cross
  • bilk
  • deflect
  • ward off
  • halt
  • frustrate
  • stymy
  • prevent
  • make unnecessary
  • baffle
  • avert
  • save
  • avoid
  • kibosh
  • embarrass
  • preclude
  • head off
  • obviate
  • forfend
  • debar
  • spoil
  • scotch
  • stop
  • foil
  • forbid
  • hinder
  • thwart
  • forefend
  • blockade
  • queer
  • fend off

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • bring to
  • unfreeze

Etymology

  • foreclosen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Foreclose

  • misdiagnose
  • superimpose
  • predispose
  • overexpose
  • juxtapose
  • groseclose
  • transpose
  • presuppose
  • plainclothes
  • decompose
  • stavros
  • reimpose
  • interpose
  • guandjo's
  • disclose
  • truffaut's
  • propose
  • outgrows
  • monroe's
  • forgoes
  • expose
  • enclose
  • duclos
  • dispose
  • cuperose
  • cousteau's
  • compose
  • campeau's
  • bestows
  • tussaud's

Sentences with foreclose


1. Verb, base form
Generally, the lender can do this by going to a court to foreclose on the mortgage.

2. Adverb
That way, if she does foreclose, she has the highest claim to the sale proceeds.

2. foreclose

verb. ['fɔrˈkloʊz'] subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage.

Synonyms

  • reclaim

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • free

Etymology

  • foreclosen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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