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Synonyms for pawn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pawn(noun)

    an article deposited as security

    Synonyms:
    instrument, cat's-paw

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

    a person used by another to gain an end

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    instrument, cat's-paw

  4. pawn(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    instrument, cat's-paw

  5. pawn, soak, hock(verb)

    leave as a guarantee in return for money

    "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pawn

    Synonyms:
    pledge, impignorate

    Antonyms:
    ransom, redeem

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pawn(n.)

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

  2. pawn(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pledge, offer or give as security

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pawn(v)

    Synonyms:
    pledge, impawn

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pion, plaything, prefect, puppet

How to pronounce pawn?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say pawn in sign language?

  1. pawn

How to use pawn in a sentence?

  1. Hun Quach:

    American families shouldn't be a pawn in this trade war, today's announcement only moves us closer to consumers bearing the brunt of the pain.

  2. Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.:

    All I have to say is I'm the wrong guy, my gun's been in the pawn shop for the last two months. I didn't even have access to a weapon.

  3. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    The children are not being used as a pawn, we're trying to protect the children, which is why I'm asking Congress to act.

  4. Corey Harrison:

    I manage my time. I’m slightly a workaholic, and my wife yells at me a lot for it, pawn Stars.

  5. Daniel Hoffman:

    If Robert Anderson Jr. look at what Miss Butina did, there really isn't anything nefarious about what Miss Butina is doing, miss Butina had no idea where Miss Butina fit in Vladimir Putin's chess game. Miss Butina's just a pawn.


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