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hy·poth·e·cate

hypothecate

 
pronunciation:
haI pa th keIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hypothecates, hypothecating, hypothecated
definition: to pledge (property) to another as security for a loan or other debt, without legally transferring title or ownership.
similar words:
pawn
derivations: hypothecation (n.), hypothecator (n.)