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the charging of real (or personal) property by a debtor to a creditor as security for a debt (especially one incurred by the purchase of the property), on the condition that it shall be returned on payment of the debt within a certain period. a deed effecting the conditions of a mortgage. a loan obtained through the conveyance of property as security:I put down a hundred thousand in cash and took out a mortgage for the rest
verb [with object]
convey (a property) to a creditor as security on a loan:the estate was mortgaged up to the hilt expose to future risk or constraint for the sake of immediate advantage:some people worry that selling off federal assets mortgages the country’s future
Remember that mortgage
is spelled with a t
after the r
, although it is not heard when you say the word.