Synonyms for pawn

Synonyms for (noun) pawn

Synonyms: pawn

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

Similar words: borrowing

Definition: obtaining funds from a lender

Synonyms: pawn

Definition: (chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank

Similar words: chess piece, chessman

Definition: any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess

Synonyms: instrument, cat's-paw, pawn

Definition: a person used by another to gain an end

Similar words: assistant, help, helper, supporter

Definition: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: my invaluable assistant; they hired additional help to finish the work

Synonyms: pawn

Definition: an article deposited as security

Similar words: pledge

Definition: a deposit of personal property as security for a debt

Usage: his saxophone was in pledge

Synonyms for (verb) pawn

Synonyms: soak, hock, pawn

Definition: leave as a guarantee in return for money

Usage: pawn your grandfather's gold watch

Similar words: charge, consign

Definition: give over to another for care or safekeeping

Usage: consign your baggage

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