Definition of Mortgagee

1. Noun. The person who accepts a mortgage. "The bank became our mortgagee when it accepted our mortgage on our new home"

Exact synonyms: Mortgage Holder
Generic synonyms: Creditor, Holder
Derivative terms: Mortgage



Definition of Mortgagee

1. n. The person to whom property is mortgaged, or to whom a mortgage is made or given.

Definition of Mortgagee

1. Noun. One who provides a loan secured upon the borrowers' property, the lender in a mortgage agreement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mortgagee

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortgagee

mortary
mortbell
mortbells
mortgagable
mortgage
mortgage-backed security
mortgage application
mortgage bond
mortgage bonds
mortgage deed
mortgage holder
mortgage lender
mortgage loan
mortgageable
mortgaged
mortgagee (current term)
mortgagees
mortgageless
mortgager
mortgagers
mortgages
mortgaging
mortgagor
mortgagors
mortice
morticed
morticer
morticers
mortices
mortician

Literary usage of Mortgagee

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1. Insurance: Principles and Practices by Robert Riegel, Harry James Loman (1921)
"When thus favored, this method cannot be surpassed, since the mortgagee is not bound ... Of all the methods of protecting the mortgagee's interest the most ..."

2. Insurance, Principles and Practices by Robert Riegel, Henry James Loman (1922)
"When thus favored, this method cannot be surpassed, since the mortgagee is not bound ... Of all the methods of protecting the mortgagee's interest the most ..."

3. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"Mutual Rights of mortgagee and Tenant under prior Lease. — A tenant under a lease made prior to a mortgage cannot be dispossessed by the mortgagee, ..."

4. Handbook of the Law of Insurance by William Reynolds Vance (1904)
"g§ 146-147) RIGHTS OF MORTGAGOR AND mortgagee. in most of those in which this statement is made, the case actually before the court was one of conditional ..."

5. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"Subsequently the first mortgagee endeavors to take advantage of this promise. ... In the case under consideration, however, the second mortgagee does not ..."

6. A Selection of Leading Cases, on Various Branches of the Law: With Notes by John William Smith, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace, John William Wallace (1855)
"That, when there is no such agreement, he is ten- LJ ant at sufferance immediately upon the execution of the mortgage, unless the mortgagee expressly or ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"UNDER a conveyance of a West India estate, in effect a mortgage, though expressed as a trust, an assignee was held liable to account as a mortgagee, ..."

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