Translation of "pawn" - English-French dictionary

pawn

verb /poːn/

to give (an article of value) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money (which may be repaid at a later time to get the article back)

mettre en gage
I had to pawn my watch to pay the bill.
pawnbroker noun

a person who lends money in exchange for pawned articles.

prêteur/-euse sur gages
pawnshop noun

a pawnbroker’s place of business.

maison de prêt sur gages
in pawn

having been pawned

en gage
His watch is in pawn.

pawn

noun

a person who is used by another person for his own gain, advantage etc

jouet
She was a pawn in his ambitious plans.

(Translation of “pawn” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)