HyperDic: pawn

English > 5 senses of the word pawn:
NOUNpossessionpawnan article deposited as security
person pawn, instrument, cat's-pawa person used by another to gain an end
artifactpawn(chess) the least powerful piece
actpawnborrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
VERBpossessionpawn, soak, hockleave as a guarantee in return for money
pawn > pronunciation
Soundspao'n
RhymesAmon ... yawn: 34 rhymes with aon...
English > pawn: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningAn article deposited as security.
BroaderpledgeA deposit of personal property as security for a debt
Spanishempeño, peón, pignoración, prenda
Catalangatge, penyora
Verbspawnleave as a guarantee in return for money
English > pawn: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person used by another to gain an end.
Synonymsinstrument, cat's-paw
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
English > pawn: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(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.
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderchessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
Spanishpeón
Catalanpeó
English > pawn: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningborrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan.
BroaderborrowingObtaining funds from a lender
Spanishempeño
Catalanempenyorament
Verbspawnleave as a guarantee in return for money
English > pawn: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningLeave as a guarantee in return for money.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
Synonymssoak, hock
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderconsign, chargeGive over to another for care or safekeeping
Spanishempeñar
Catalanempenyorar
Nounspawnborrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
pawnan article deposited as security

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