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Synonyms for pawn

Synonyms for pawn

something given to guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of an obligation

to give or deposit as a pawn

a person used or controlled by others

Synonyms for pawn

an article deposited as security

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a person used by another to gain an end

(chess) the least powerful piece

borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan

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leave as a guarantee in return for money

References in classic literature ?
At the two-yard peg she faced round, and said, 'A pawn goes two squares in its first move, you know.
Brand"--poor, so poor that she was obliged to pawn her ring--left, by a man who was a foreigner, alone with her little girl--was I on the trace of her at that moment?
I got my bicycle, my watch, and my father's mackintosh out of pawn and rented a typewriter.
He had gone hungry two days waiting for the reply, and it was then that he put his wheel back in pawn.
I will pawn my whole reputation in the world on her conduct.