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1. mortgage

noun. ['ˈmɔrgədʒ, ˈmɔrgɪdʒ'] a conditional conveyance of property as security for the repayment of a loan.

Synonyms

  • chattel mortgage
  • security interest
  • first mortgage

Antonyms

  • unsecured bond
  • repulsion
  • detach
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • mortgage (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Mortgage

  • baggage
  • luggage

How do you spell mortgage? Is it morgage ?

A common misspelling of mortgage is morgage

Example sentences of the word mortgage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Write a letter to your mortgage company reiterating the discussion you had on the telephone with the loan officer.

Quotes containing the word mortgage


1. We’re so wrapped up with egotistical things, career, family, having enough money, meeting the mortgage, getting a new car, fixing the radiator when it breaks—we’re involved in trillions of little acts just to keep going. So we don’t get into the habit of standing back and looking at our lives and saying, Is this all? Is this all I want? Is something missing?
- Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

2. mortgage-backed_security

noun. a security created when a group of mortgages are gathered together and bonds are sold to other institutions or the public; investors receive a portion of the interest payments on the mortgages as well as the principal payments; usually guaranteed by the government.

Synonyms

  • security

Antonyms

  • listed security
  • insecurity

3. mortgage

verb. ['ˈmɔrgədʒ, ˈmɔrgɪdʒ'] put up as security or collateral.

Synonyms

  • owe

Etymology

  • mortgage (Anglo-Norman)
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