pawn


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to pawn: Pawn shop
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

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

Related Words

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

Related Words

leave as a guarantee in return for money

References in classic literature ?
thought Alice), there was no way of guessing, but she was gone, and Alice began to remember that she was a Pawn, and that it would soon be time for her to move.
And I mean to take it out of pawn," said Gines, "though it were in for two hundred ducats.
As for mortgaging or pawning, it will little mend the matter: for either men will not take pawns without use; or if they do, they will look precisely for the forfeiture.
DGSE announced that it had opened a new 4700 square foot pawn facility on Harry Hines Blvd.
However, we now believe the growth opportunities for both our pawn and short-term cash advance businesses are more plentiful and potentially more rewarding in the U.
NYSE:PWN), the world's largest provider of secured non-recourse loans, commonly known as pawn loans.