Definition of Pawn

  • (n.) See Pan, the masticatory.
  • (n.) A man or piece of the lowest rank.
  • (n.) Anything delivered or deposited as security, as for the payment of money borrowed, or of a debt; a pledge. See Pledge, n., 1.
  • (n.) State of being pledged; a pledge for the fulfillment of a promise.
  • (n.) A stake hazarded in a wager.
  • (v. t.) 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.
  • (v. t.) To pledge for the fulfillment of a promise; to stake; to risk; to wager; to hazard.

Synonyms of Pawn


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