mortgage

/ˈmɔgɪdʒ / (say 'mawgij)

noun
1. Law a security by way of conveyance or assignment of property securing the payment of a debt or the performance of an obligation where the property is redeemable upon payment or performance.
2. legal mortgage, a mortgage where the legal estate in property is conveyed or assigned.
3. equitable mortgage,
a. a charge on property enforceable as a right in equity where the legal estate in the mortgaged property remains in the mortgagor.
b. a mortgage of equitable property.
4. the deed by which such a transaction is effected.
5. the rights conferred by it, or the state of the property conveyed.
verb (t) (mortgaged, mortgaging)
6. to convey or place (property, especially houses or land) under a mortgage.
7. pledge.
phrase
8. have a mortgage on, Colloquial to have sole claim to: you don't have a mortgage on feelings.
{Middle English morgage, from Old French, from mort dead + gage pledge, gage1 (noun)

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:
(for the payment of a debt)


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