Die englischen WB haben dazu :
... pawn verb
pawned; pawning; pawns
Definition of pawn (Entry 3 of 3)
: to deposit in pledge or as security especially in exchange for money ...
1 to give something valuable to a pawnbroker, so that you can borrow some money ...
Word forms: plural, 3rd person singular present tense pawns , present participle pawning , past tense, past participle pawned
If you pawn something that you own, you leave it with a pawnbroker, who gives you money for it and who can sell it if you do not pay back the money before a certain time.
He is contemplating pawning his watch. [VERB noun]
Synonyms: hock [informal, mainly US], pop [British, informal], stake, mortgage More Synonyms of pawn
... pawn in British English
... verb (transitive)
1. to deposit (an article) as security for the repayment of a loan, esp from a pawnbroker
2. to stake
to pawn one's honour ...
... pawn in American English
... verb transitive
5. to give as security; put in pawn
6. to stake, wager, or risk
to pawn one's honor ...