pawn synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term pawn:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. pawnnoun

    an article deposited as security

    Synonyms:
    instrument, cat's-paw

  2. instrument, pawn, cat's-pawnoun

    a person used by another to gain an end

    Synonyms:
    instrument, legal document, cat's-paw, official document, tool, pawn, musical instrument, instrumental role, legal instrument

  3. pawnnoun

    (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

    Synonyms:
    instrument, cat's-paw

  4. pawnverb

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

    Synonyms:
    instrument, cat's-paw

  5. pawn, soak, hockverb

    leave as a guarantee in return for money

    Synonyms:
    fleece, hit it up, imbue, surcharge, dowse, inebriate, hook, overcharge, pluck, drench, souse, sop, soak, hock, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, rob, douse, plume

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pawnnoun

    Synonyms:
    pledge (of a chattel to secure a debt), gage, security

  2. pawnverb

    Synonyms:
    pledge, offer or give as security

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pion, plaything, prefect, puppet



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