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Synonyms for pawn

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pawn

    pledge, impignorate

    ransom, redeem

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pawn(noun)

    an article deposited as security

    instrument, cat's-paw

  2. instrument, pawn, cat's-paw(noun)

    a person used by another to gain an end

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

  3. pawn(noun)

    (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

    instrument, cat's-paw

  4. pawn(verb)

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

    instrument, cat's-paw

  5. pawn, soak, hock(verb)

    leave as a guarantee in return for money

    "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pawn(n.)

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

  2. pawn(v. a.)

    pledge, offer or give as security

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pawn(v)

    pledge, impawn

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pawn":

    pion, plaything, prefect, puppet

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  1. Maia Santos Deguito:

    I am but a pawn in a high-stakes chess game played by giants in international banking and high finance, if this committee is looking for the 'grandmaster,' it is not me.

  2. James A. Murphy III:

    At the end of the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

  3. Kevin McAleenan:

    No child should be a pawn in a scheme to manipulate our immigration system.

  4. Dante Biss-Grayson Halleck:

    Felt like another pawn, like we are still getting caught up in politics.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Media-pawn or cat reviews the literary tycoon or tiger's level of all dimensions of its vision to surpass it since it shows a trend of media self-vanity. However, at that point, it fails to qualify as standard as a literary tycoon's depth of insight.

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