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The person to whom a guarantee is made.
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  1. The person to whom a guarantee is made.
  2. A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.
  3. A written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly.
Indication, as of a successful prospect or future; basis for expectation
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  1. Indication, as of a successful prospect or future; basis for expectation
  2. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
  3. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding.
A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
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  1. A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
  2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
A person serving as security; a hostage.
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  1. A person serving as security; a hostage.
  2. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
  3. (Games) A chess piece of lowest value that may move forward one square at a time or two squares in the first move, capture other pieces only on a one-space diagonal forward move, and be promoted to any piece other than a king upon reaching the eighth rank.
Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
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  1. Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
  2. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Ernest.
  3. Something given or done as an indication or assurance of what is to come; token
(Obs.) The state of being a hostage
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  1. (Obs.) The state of being a hostage
  2. A person held by one party in a conflict as security that specified terms will be met by the opposing party.
  3. A person given as a pledge, or taken prisoner as by an enemy or terrorist, until certain conditions are met
Measures adopted to prevent escape:
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  1. Measures adopted to prevent escape:
  2. A financial instrument, such as a stock or bond, representing rights of ownership or creditorship and often traded in secondary markets.
  3. Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault:
A collateral relative.
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  1. A collateral relative.
  2. Anything, such as stocks or bonds, that secures or guarantees the discharge of an obligation
  3. Property acceptable as security for a loan or other obligation.
Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
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  1. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
  2. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
  3. One who has contracted to be responsible for another, especially one who assumes responsibilities or debts in the event of another party's default.
(--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
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  1. (--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
  2. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
  3. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied. The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied.
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  1. The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied. The attesting of one party to a contract to the other of reliable facts so that the second party does not need to ascertain such facts for him or herself. Such assurance carries with it a promise to indemnify the second party for any loss should the particulars of the warranty prove not to be factual. Such a warranty may be express or implied.
  2. A representation, especially in writing, made by a seller or company to a purchaser of a product or service that a refund, repair, or replacement will be made if the product or service proves defective or unsatisfactory, especially within a given time period.
  3. (Law) An engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or promised to be. In sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title.
Something given or held as security
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  1. Something given or held as security
  2. A pledge committing a person to the payment of another's debt or the fulfillment of another's obligation in the event of default
  3. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
A challenge.
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  1. A challenge.
  2. Something deposited or given as security against an obligation; a pledge.
  3. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
(Law) A properly executed and legally binding contract.
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  1. (Law) A properly executed and legally binding contract.
  2. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
  3. A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation.
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  1. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation.
  2. The irreverent or profane use of the name of God or of a sacred thing to express anger or emphasize a statement
  3. The words or formula of such a declaration or promise.
Discourse or talk; speech:
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  1. Discourse or talk; speech:
  2. A command or direction; an order:
  3. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
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  1. Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
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  1. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
  2. A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
  3. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
A solemn promise of love and fidelity
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  1. A solemn promise of love and fidelity
  2. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
  3. A solemn promise or pledge, esp. one made to God or a god, dedicating oneself to an act, service, or way of life
Official consignment by court order of a person as to prison or a mental hospital
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  1. Official consignment by court order of a person as to prison or a mental hospital
  2. A financial liability undertaken, as an agreement to buy or sell securities
  3. An order, especially one from a court, directing that a person be taken to and placed in the care or custody of a hospital, mental health facility, prison, or similar institution.
The bond, contract, or other document setting forth the terms of this agreement
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  1. The bond, contract, or other document setting forth the terms of this agreement
  2. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
  3. The state, fact, or feeling of being indebted to another for a special service or favor received:
In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
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  1. In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
  2. A written and legally enforceable agreement or promise that is often a part of a contract or deed, especially one to maintain the status quo of something or to do or not do something during the term of the covenant.
  3. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
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  1. An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
  2. An agreement or a covenant.
  3. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
The writing or document containing such an agreement.
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  1. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
  2. A document containing the terms of a contract
  3. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon.
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  1. An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon.
  2. A person who provides this security.
  3. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
A duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
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  1. A duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
  2. A written promise to pay or forfeit money or perform some act upon the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a specific act or the passage of a specified amount of time. See also indenture. A written promise to pay or forfeit money or perform some act upon the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a specific act or the passage of a specified amount of time. See also indenture.
  3. (Finance) An interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
Money, property, a deed, or a bond put into the custody of a third party for delivery to a grantee only after the fulfillment of the conditions specified.
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  1. Money, property, a deed, or a bond put into the custody of a third party for delivery to a grantee only after the fulfillment of the conditions specified.
  2. (Law) A written instrument, such as a deed, temporarily deposited with a neutral third party (the Escrow agent), by the agreement of two parties to a valid contract. The escrow agent will deliver the document to the benefited party when the conditions of the contract have been met. The depositor has no control over the instrument in escrow.
  3. (Law) A written agreement or something of value put in the care of a third party and not delivered until certain conditions are fulfilled
To give as security; put in pawn
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  1. To give as security; put in pawn
  2. To risk; hazard:
  3. An item of personal property given to secure a monetary loan; something held as security against a monetary loan. An item of personal property given to secure a monetary loan; something held as security against a monetary loan. To borrow money against a piece of personal property that is held by the lender as security.
(Law) To administer a legal oath to:
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  1. (Law) To administer a legal oath to:
  2. To promise or pledge with a solemn oath; vow:
  3. To pledge or vow on oath
To make a solemn resolution to do, get, etc.
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  1. To make a solemn resolution to do, get, etc.
  2. To declare emphatically, earnestly, or solemnly
  3. To promise solemnly; pledge.
In old English law, to call (a person) into court to give warranty of title
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  1. In old English law, to call (a person) into court to give warranty of title
  2. To constitute supporting evidence; give substantiation:
  3. (Law) To summon (someone) as a witness to give warranty of title.
Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
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  1. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
  2. Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
  3. A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
A written and legally enforceable agreement or promise that is often a part of a contract or deed, especially one to maintain the status quo of something or to do or not do something during the term of the covenant.
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  1. A written and legally enforceable agreement or promise that is often a part of a contract or deed, especially one to maintain the status quo of something or to do or not do something during the term of the covenant.
  2. In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
  3. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
A specific, often limited, period of employment:
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  1. A specific, often limited, period of employment:
  2. A promise; pledge
  3. The condition of being in gear:
The person to whom a guarantee is made.
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  1. The person to whom a guarantee is made.
  2. A written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly.
  3. A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.
Something given or held as security
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  1. Something given or held as security
  2. A pledge committing a person to the payment of another's debt or the fulfillment of another's obligation in the event of default
  3. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
A solemn pledge, as of faith.
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  1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
  2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
  3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
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  1. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
  2. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding.
  3. Indication of something favorable to come; expectation:
An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
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  1. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
  2. A solemn promise of love and fidelity
  3. A solemn promise or pledge, esp. one made to God or a god, dedicating oneself to an act, service, or way of life
An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
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  1. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
  2. (--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
  3. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
Discourse or talk; speech:
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  1. Discourse or talk; speech:
  2. A command or direction; an order:
  3. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
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  1. Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
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  1. Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
  2. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Ernest.
  3. Something given or done as an indication or assurance of what is to come; token
A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
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  1. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
  2. Something given or held as security
  3. The act of providing such security.
The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
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  1. The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
  2. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
  3. A person serving as security; a hostage.
A group or department of private guards:
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  1. A group or department of private guards:
  2. Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault:
  3. Measures adopted to prevent escape:
A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
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  1. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  2. A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
  3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
(--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
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  1. (--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
  2. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
  3. A short-term note issued by a municipality or other governmental agency, usually in anticipation of tax revenues
The one honored by a toast.
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  1. The one honored by a toast.
  2. A proposal to drink to such a person, etc., or a sentiment expressed just before drinking on such an occasion
  3. Sliced bread heated and browned.
To make a covenant
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  1. To make a covenant
  2. To enter into a covenant.
  3. To promise by a covenant
To give or pledge (one's word or oath, for example).
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  1. To give or pledge (one's word or oath, for example).
  2. To promise or bind by a solemn pledge, especially to betroth.
  3. To pledge or promise, or bind by a pledge
To give a basis for expecting
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  1. To give a basis for expecting
  2. To commit oneself by a promise to do or give; pledge:
  3. To afford a basis for expecting:
To use profane or obscene language; curse
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  1. To use profane or obscene language; curse
  2. To declare solemnly in the name of God or of something held sacred
  3. To promise or pledge with a solemn oath; vow:
To declare emphatically, earnestly, or solemnly
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  1. To declare emphatically, earnestly, or solemnly
  2. To make a solemn resolution to do, get, etc.
  3. To promise solemnly; pledge.
To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
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  1. To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
  2. To acquire or incur:
  3. To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
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  1. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
  2. To pledge or promise, especially to marry:
  3. To bind (oneself) by a promise; pledge; specif. (now only in the passive), to bind by a promise of marriage; betroth
To afford a basis for expectation:
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  1. To afford a basis for expectation:
  2. (Archaic) To pledge to give in marriage
  3. To afford a basis for expecting:
(Intransitive) To commit oneself (to an obligation, activity etc.).
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit oneself (to an obligation, activity etc.).
  2. To give a promise or pledge that; contract
  3. To promise or guarantee:
To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
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  1. To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
  2. (Chemistry) To combine chemically or form a chemical bond.
  3. To compel, as by oath, legal restraint, or contract
To load to capacity; fill:
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  1. To load to capacity; fill:
  2. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
  3. To excite; rouse:
To put in trust or charge; entrust:
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  1. To put in trust or charge; entrust:
  2. To consign for future use or for preservation:
  3. To give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign
To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
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  1. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
  2. To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
  3. Capable of existing only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role. An obligate aerobe, such as certain bacteria, can live only in the presence of oxygen. An obligate parasite cannot survive independently of its host.
To pledge (property) to another as security without transferring possession or title
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  1. To pledge (property) to another as security without transferring possession or title
  2. To pledge (property) as security or collateral without delivery of title or possession.
  3. To grant a security interest in something as collateral for a debt. To grant a security interest in something as collateral for a debt.
To put an advance claim or liability on
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  1. To put an advance claim or liability on
  2. To pledge (real property) as the security for a loan.
  3. (Law) To pledge (property) by a mortgage
To risk; hazard:
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  1. To risk; hazard:
  2. To give as security; put in pawn
  3. An item of personal property given to secure a monetary loan; something held as security against a monetary loan. An item of personal property given to secure a monetary loan; something held as security against a monetary loan. To borrow money against a piece of personal property that is held by the lender as security.
To pawn:
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  1. To pawn:
  2. To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; hamstring.
  3. (US) To bother; to pester; to annoy incessantly
To salute a person or an occasion with a toast:
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  1. To salute a person or an occasion with a toast:
  2. To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
  3. To imbibe alcoholic liquors:
To warm thoroughly, as before a fire:
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  1. To warm thoroughly, as before a fire:
  2. To warm thoroughly
  3. To propose or drink a toast.
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