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hypothecate

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verb, hy·poth·e·cate \hi-ˈpä-thə-ˌkāt, hī-\

Definition of hypothecate

hypothecatedhypothecating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pledge as security without delivery of title or possession

hypothecation play \-ˌpä-thə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
hypothecator play \-ˈpä-thə-ˌkā-tər\ noun


Origin of hypothecate

Medieval Latin hypothecare to pledge, from Late Latin hypotheca pledge, from Greek hypothēkē, from hypotithenai to put under, deposit as a pledge


First Known Use: 1681

Rhymes with hypothecate

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hypothecate

play
verb, hy·poth·e·cate \hī-ˈpä-thə-ˌkāt\

Definition of hypothecate

hypothecatedhypothecating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  hypothesize



Origin of hypothecate

Greek hypothēkē suggestion, from hypotithenai


First Known Use: 1906


Law Dictionary

hypothecate

play play
transitive verb hy·poth·e·cate \hi-ˈpä-thə-ˌkāt, hī-\

Legal Definition of hypothecate

hypothecatedhypothecating

  1. :  to pledge as security without delivery of title or possession — compare pawn

hypothecation \-ˌpä-thə-ˈkā-shən\ play noun


Origin of hypothecate

Medieval Latin hypothecare to pledge, from Late Latin hypotheca pledge, from Greek hypothēkē, from hypotithenai to put under, deposit as pledge


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