Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who pledges anything as security.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) One who hypothecates or pledges anything as security for the repayment of money borrowed.

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  • noun law One who hypothecates or pledges anything as security for the repayment of money borrowed.

Etymologies

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hypothecate +‎ -or

Examples

  • "Unjustifiable hypothecation" may be the same as stealing, but it would never excite one to be called "an unjustifiable hypothecator" as it does to be called a thief.

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  • (noun) - One who pledges a ship, or other property, as security for the repayment of money borrowed. --Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon, c. 1850

    April 23, 2018