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MORTGAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mortgage mean? 

MORTGAGE (noun)
  The noun MORTGAGE has 1 sense:

1. a conditional conveyance of property as security for the repayment of a loan

  Familiarity information: MORTGAGE used as a noun is very rare.


MORTGAGE (verb)
  The verb MORTGAGE has 1 sense:

1. put up as security or collateral

  Familiarity information: MORTGAGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MORTGAGE (noun)


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Meaning:

A conditional conveyance of property as security for the repayment of a loan

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("mortgage" is a kind of...):

security interest (any interest in a property that secures the payment of an obligation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mortgage"):

first mortgage (a mortgage that has priority over all mortgages and liens except those imposed by law)

second mortgage (a mortgage that is subordinate to a first mortgage)

chattel mortgage (a loan to buy some personal item; the item (or chattel) is security for the loan)


MORTGAGE (verb)


Sense 1mortgage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put up as security or collateral

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "mortgage" is one way to...):

owe (be in debt)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "mortgage"):

bond (issue bonds on)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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