put in pawn

put in pawn
index pledge (deposit)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • pawn — pawn1 [pôn] n. [LME paun < MFr pan, piece of cloth < L pannus, cloth (? used as medium of exchange): see PANE] 1. anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty 2. a hostage 3. the state of being …   English World dictionary

  • Pawn — Pawn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pawned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pawning}.] 1. To give or deposit in pledge, or as security for the payment of money borrowed; to put in pawn; to pledge; as, to pawn one s watch. [1913 Webster] And pawned the last remaining… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put up — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accumulate, add to, aggrandize, amass, amplify, ante, ante up, as earnest, assemble, at stake, augment, backlog, base, bed, berth, bestow, billet, board, bond, boost, bottle, bottomry, broaden, build,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pawn — 1. verb he pawned his watch Syn: pledge, put in pawn, give as security, use as collateral; informal hock, put in hock 2. noun a pawn in the battle for the throne Syn: puppet, dupe, hostage, tool, cat s paw, instrument …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pawn — Synonyms and related words: Charlie McCarthy, agent, ancilla, appliance, assurance, bail, bishop, bond, borrow, bottomry, castle, chance, chessman, cog, collateral, commonality, commonalty, contrivance, creature, deposit, device, dip, dummy, dupe …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pawn — I v 1.Informal. hock, put in pawn, Rare. impawn; deposit, put up or give as security, impigno rate, pledge, plight, commit, obligate, bind, mortgage, hypothecate; stake, lay, wager, bet, Poker. ante, Archaic. gage, gamble, speculate; risk,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Pawn Stars — From left: Corey, Rick, and Richard Harrison Format Reality television Starring Rick Harrison Richard Harrison Corey Harrison …   Wikipedia

  • pawn — 1 / pȯn/ n 1 a: a pledge and transfer of possession of movable or personal property to a creditor which gives the creditor the privilege of satisfying the debt from the property (as by selling it) if the debt is not repaid within a specified… …   Law dictionary

  • put at hazard — index compromise (endanger), pawn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put at stake — index pawn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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