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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

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It comes to the point that you might even be sold sugar pawned off as cocaine," he said.
Man, I couldn't imagine the power, so I found one of those younger ones and pawned off an Olight 120-lumen strobe in a hawk grip so I could run and buy my new SIG STOPLITE.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is considering a request to officially recognize the Antelope Valley region as a viticulture area, which would enable wines made from grapes grown in that specific area to be labeled as such and prohibit lesser grapes from being pawned off as the real thing.
Brokering recently (for the second time in almost as many years) the sale of 717 Fifth Avenue, Lambert played a hand in marketing the handsome 26-story tower--whose high price compressed the cap rate significantly--as an office unit with valuable ground floor retail that could be pawned off by the buyer to a separate entity so as to facilitate increased overall returns.
It was pawned off on some unsuspecting replicators in Australia and the Far East.