• Hypotheca Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) An obligation by which property of a debtor was made over to his creditor in security of his debt.
• Hypothecate Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To subject, as property, to liability for a debt or engagement without delivery of possession or transfer of title; to pledge without delivery of possession; to mortgage, as ships, or other personal property; to make a contract by bottomry. See Hypothecation, Bottomry.