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foreclose

fore·close

foreclose

pronunciation:
for kloz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: foreclosed, forecloses, foreclosing
definition 1: to take away the right to redeem (a mortgage) or to take that right away from (the mortgagor), esp. for failure to make timely payments.
definition 2: to bar or rule out.
Let's not foreclose any possibilities.
definition 3: to close or resolve beforehand.
Her speech foreclosed all my objections.
similar words:
obviate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to foreclose a mortgage.
derivation: foreclosable (adj.)