[ verb ] keep from happening of arising; have the effect of preventing
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
Used in print(Mary Savage, Just for Tonight....)
The shadows of the trees engulfed her , foreclosing every possible exit from the grove .
[ verb ] subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage
Used in print(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)
For less_than a dozen miles from the unplowed land of the dead man lived another settler who had ignored the warnings that his existence might be foreclosed on - a blatant and defiant rustler named Fred_Powell .