collateralize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1941 1. to make (a loan) secure with collateral 2. to use (as securities) for collateral

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  • collateralize — UK US (UK ► FINANCE to give property as collateral for a loan, bond, etc.: »Loans below $25,000 do not need to be collateralized …   Financial and business terms

  • collateralize — col·lat·er·al·ize /kə la tə rə ˌlīz, la trə / vt ized, iz·ing 1: to make (a loan) secure with collateral 2: to use (as securities) for collateral Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • collateralize — (Amer.) v. supply as a collateral, provide something as collateral for a loan (also collateralise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • collateralize — [kə lat′ər əlīz΄] vt. collateralized, collateralizing 1. to give collateral as security for (a loan) 2. to use as collateral collateralization n …   English World dictionary

  • collateralize — collateralization, n. /keuh lat euhr euh luyz /, v.t., collateralized, collateralizing. 1. to secure (a loan) with collateral. 2. to pledge (property, securities, etc.) as collateral. Also, esp. Brit., collateralise. [1940 45; COLLATERAL + IZE] * …   Universalium

  • collateralize — verb a) To secure a loan by using collateral. b) To pledge assets as collateral. See Also: collateralization …   Wiktionary

  • collateralize — or collateralise verb provide something as collateral for (a loan) …   English new terms dictionary

  • collateralize — In the USA, to pledge assets to secure a debt. If the borrower defaults on the terms and conditions of the agreement the assets will be forfeited …   Accounting dictionary

  • collateralize — In the USA, to pledge assets to secure a debt. If the borrower defaults on the terms and conditions of the agreement the assets will be forfeited …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • collateralize — col·lat·er·al·ize …   English syllables

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