negative equity


Definition of negative equity

  1. :  a situation in which the amount of money that a person owes for something (such as a house or a car) is more than the thing is worth

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  marked by denial, prohibition, or refusal

    :  marked by absence, withholding, or removal of something positive

    :  denying a predicate (see 1predicate 1a) of a subject or a part of a subject

  1. :  a reply that indicates the withholding of assent :  refusal

    :  a right of veto

    :  an adverse vote :  veto

  1. :  to refuse assent to

    :  to reject by or as if by a vote

    :  to demonstrate the falsity of

  1. :  justice according to natural law or right

    :  freedom from bias or favoritism

    :  something that is equitable

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