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Today's word: amortizeˈæm ərˌtaɪz, əˈmɔr taɪz

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word amortize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amortize, amortise(verb)

    liquidate gradually


  1. amortize(Verb)

    To alienate (property) in mortmain.

  2. amortize(Verb)

    To wipe out (a debt, liability etc.) gradually or in installments.

  3. Origin: From (the stem of) amortir, probably from *, from ad + mortem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amortize(verb)

    to make as if dead; to destroy

  2. Amortize(verb)

    to alienate in mortmain, that is, to convey to a corporation. See Mortmain

  3. Amortize(verb)

    to clear off or extinguish, as a debt, usually by means of a sinking fund

  4. Origin: [OE. amortisen, LL. amortisare, admortizare, F. amortir to sell in mortmain, to extinguish; L. ad + mors death. See Mortmain]

Editors Contribution

  1. amortize

    To repay the agreed instalment of a loan according to the agreed loan term and conditions and repayment schedule.

    The company chose to amortize its loan to ensure it was paid as agreed and in line with the current terms and conditions.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amortize in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amortize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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