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pawn

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pawn

  1. one that is or can be used to further the purposes of another <though he liked to play up his influence with city hall, he was really just another pawn of the political bosses> Synonyms cat's-paw, instrument, lay figure, puppet, tool Related Words chump, dupe, foil, gull, sucker, victim; minion, stooge; lap dog, yes-man




pawn

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pawn

  1. something given or held to assure that the giver will keep a promise <offered her license as a pawn that she would bring back the rental canoe> Synonyms gage, guarantee, guaranty, pawn, securityRelated Words bail, bond; deposit, down payment, earnest, handsel; surety, warranty; assurance, oath, promise, troth, word; commitment, compact, contract, covenant; recognizance




pawn

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pawn

  1. to leave as a guarantee of repayment of a loan <he pawned his antique watch in order to pay off his gambling debt> Synonyms hock, pledge Related Words deposit, mortgage; bond Near Antonyms buy (back), redeem, win (back)




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