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1. pawn

noun. ['ˈpɔn'] a person used by another to gain an end.

Synonyms

  • cat's-paw
  • instrument
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • dominant
  • undercharge
  • dry

Etymology

  • pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Pawn

  • encarnacion
  • plamondon
  • mondragon
  • salmeron
  • montavon
  • hargadon
  • gabaldon
  • davignon
  • couvillion
  • zamarron
  • yongbyon
  • withdrawn
  • von-braun
  • villalon
  • undergone
  • sossamon
  • quinton
  • overdrawn
  • ortegon
  • matalon
  • madelon
  • joffrion
  • dameron
  • couvillon
  • aguillon
  • verdon
  • varnon
  • vardon
  • silmon
  • sang-gon

Sentences with pawn


1. Noun, singular or mass
These records must be kept by the pawn shop for at least one year.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When you pawn something, you are getting a loan and using that item as collateral on the loan.

3. Verb, base form
These usury laws also do not apply to pawn brokers.

Quotes about pawn


1. If I am the pawn of the gods, it is because they know me so well, not because they make my mind up for me.
- Megan Whalen Turner, The Queen of Attolia

2. pawn

noun. ['ˈpɔn'] an article deposited as security.

Antonyms

  • linger

Etymology

  • pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. pawn

noun. ['ˈpɔn'] (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

  • chessman

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. pawn

noun. ['ˈpɔn'] borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. pawn

verb. ['ˈpɔn'] leave as a guarantee in return for money.

Synonyms

  • soak
  • charge
  • hock

Antonyms

  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • pan (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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