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 (môr′gĭ-jôr′, môr′gĭ-jər) also mort·gag·er (môr′gĭ-jər)
One that mortgages property, usually the nominal owner entitled to use of the property.


(ˈmɔːɡɪdʒə; ˌmɔːɡɪˈdʒɔː) or


(Law) property law a person who borrows money by mortgaging his or her property to the lender as security


or mort•gag•er

(ˈmɔr gə dʒər)

a person who mortgages property.


a person who mortgages property or gives the property as security; the borrower in a mortgage transaction.
See also: Property and Ownership
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortgagor - the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid; "we became mortgagors when the bank accepted our mortgage and loaned us the money to buy our new home"
debitor, debtor - a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt


[ˈmɔːrgɪdʒər] nemprunteur/euse m/f (sur hypothèque)mortice lock [ˈmɔːrtɪslɒk] nserrure f encastrée


nHypothekenschuldner(in) m(f)


[ˈmɔːgɪdʒəʳ] ndebitore m ipotecario
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The object of a notice of sale in a foreclosure of mortgage is not for the mortgagor's benefit, but for the public or third persons; on the other hand, the undertaking in a mortgage deed to notify the mortgagor of all judicial or extrajudicial actions relative to the mortgage is especially for the mortgagors benefit, so that he may safeguard his rights.
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CPAs with clients who are parties to such traumatic events, either as mortgagors or mortgagees, often find them preoccupied with the circumstances preceding or following the events rather than with the events themselves.