Definition of mortgage. Meaning of mortgage. Synonyms of mortgage
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Definition of mortgage
MortgageMortgage Mort"gage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mortgaged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Mortgaging.]
1. (Law) To grant or convey, as property, for the security of
a debt, or other engagement, upon a condition that if the
debt or engagement shall be discharged according to the
contract, the conveyance shall be void, otherwise to
become absolute, subject, however, to the right of
2. Hence: To pledge, either literally or figuratively; to
make subject to a claim or obligation.
Mortgaging their lives to covetise. --Spenser.
I myself an mortgaged to thy will. --Shak. MortgageMortgage Mort"gage, n. [F. mort-gage; mort dead (L. mortuus) +
gage pledge. See Mortal, and Gage.]
1. (Law) A conveyance of property, upon condition, as
security for the payment of a debt or the preformance of a
duty, and to become void upon payment or performance
according to the stipulated terms; also, the written
instrument by which the conveyance is made.
Note: It was called a mortgage (or dead pledge) because,
whatever profit it might yield, it did not thereby
redeem itself, but became lost or dead to the mortgager
upon breach of the condition. But in equity a right of
redemption is an inseparable incident of a mortgage
until the mortgager is debarred by his own laches, or
by judicial decree. --Cowell. Kent.
2. State of being pledged; as, lands given in mortgage.
Chattel mortgage. See under Chattel.
To foreclose a mortgage. See under Foreclose.
Mortgage deed (Law), a deed given by way of mortgage. mortgageRecord Re*cord" (r?*k?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recorded; p.
pr. & vb. n. Recording.] [OE. recorden to repeat, remind,
F. recorder, fr. L. recordari to remember; pref. re- re- +
cor, cordis, the heart or mind. See Cordial, Heart.]
1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
[Obs.] ``I it you record.' --Chaucer.
2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play. [Obs.]
They longed to see the day, to hear the lark Record
her hymns, and chant her carols blest. --Fairfax.
3. To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to
printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to
write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose
of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to
enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to
record historical events.
Those things that are recorded of him . . . are
written in the chronicles of the kings. --1 Esd. i.
To record a deed, mortgage, lease, etc., to have a copy
of the same entered in the records of the office
designated by law, for the information of the public.
Meaning of mortgage from wikipedia
- A mortgage
loan or, simply, mortgage
(/ˈmɔːrɡɪdʒ/) is used either
of real property
to raise funds
to buy real estate, or alternatively
- A reverse mortgage
is a mortgage
loan, usually secured
by a residential
property, that enables
the unen****bered value
of the property...
- A mortgage
(MBS) is a type of ****et-backed security
(an 'instrument') which
by a mortgage
. The mortgages...
- The United States subprime mortgage crisis
was a nationwide financial
crisis, occurring between
2007 and 2010, that contributed
to the U.S. recession
- Mortgage calculators
are automated tools
that enable users
the financial implications
in one or more variables
in a mortgage
- Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
is a multi-purpose arena
Cleveland, Ohio, United
States. The building
is the home of the Cleveland Cavaliers
- A mortgage
is a security interest
in real property
held by a lender
as a security
for a debt, usually
a loan of money. A mortgage
is not a debt...
- property specifically
to let out, that is to rent it out. A buy-to-let mortgage
is a mortgage
loan specifically designed
for this purpose. Buy-to-let properties...
bank is a bank that specializes
and/or servicing mortgage
loans. In the US a mortgage
bank is a state-licensed banking
- The Federal National Mortgage
****ociation (FNMA), commonly known
Mae, is a United States
(GSE) and, since
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