HyperDic: foreclose

English > 2 senses of the word foreclose:
VERBsocialforeclose, prevent, forestall, preclude, forbidkeep from happening / happening or arising
possessionforeclosesubject to foreclosing procedures
foreclose > pronunciation
Soundsfaorklow'z
RhymesAmbrose ... Windows: 49 rhymes with owz...
English > foreclose: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningKeep from happening / happening or arising; make impossible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsprevent, forestall, preclude, forbid
Narrowerdebar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward offprevent the occurrence of
inhibitLimit the range or extent of
obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrasshinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
save, make unnecessarymake unnecessary an expenditure or effort
stop, halt, block, kiboshStop from happening / happening or developing
thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkhinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
Spanishestorbar, evitar, impedir, imposibilitar, prevenir, prohibir
Catalandestorbar, evitar, impedir, impossibilitar, prevenir, prohibir
English > foreclose: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningsubject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderreclaim, repossessclaim back
Nounsforeclosurethe legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess / repossess the collateral for loan that is in default

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