mortgage - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈmɔː(r)ɡɪdʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theymortgage
he/she/itmortgages
present participlemortgaging
past tensemortgaged
past participlemortgaged
  1. to give a bank the right to own a valuable possession, especially your house, if you do not pay back money that you have borrowed from them