amortizein a sentence
It dispensed with all those bothersome little acts of daily courage; it offered hope and grace to the repetitive coward; it justified the past while amortizing the future.
amortizing = reducing gradually
- We won't get to amortize the hard efforts we've put in so far.† (source)
- I'll admit, my shareholders screamed about amortizing the plants over fifty years.† (source)
- In conference with the salesman, it was agreed that she would pay three dollars down and three dollars a month until the cost was amortized.† (source)
The loan is amortized over 10 years.
amortized = paid off
- Most home loans are paid over 30 years, but the lender also offers an option to amortize mortgages over 15 years. The payments are lower on the 30-year loan, but less interest is paid on the 15-year loan and if you don't refinance, it's paid off twice as fast.
- Be this as it might, the topic inside the railed space of benches or at the pinochle game in the side-office annex was mostly business--receiverships, amortizations, wills, and practically nothing else.† (source)
But forasmuch as the good works that men do while they be in good life be all amortised [killed, deadened] by sin following, and also since all the good works that men do while they be in deadly sin be utterly dead, as for to have the life perdurable [everlasting], well may that man that no good works doth, sing that new French song, J'ai tout perdu — mon temps et mon labour <5>.†
unconventional spelling: This is the British spelling. Americans spell it amortized.