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hy·poth·e·cate

 (hī-pŏth′ĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. hy·poth·e·cat·ed, hy·poth·e·cat·ing, hy·poth·e·cates
1. To pledge (property) as security or collateral without delivery of title or possession.
2. Usage Problem To hypothesize.

[Medieval Latin hypothēcāre, hypothēcāt-, from Latin hypothēca, pledge, deposit, from Greek hupothēkē, from hupotithenai, to give as a pledge, suppose; see hypothesis.]

hy·poth′e·ca′tion n.
hy·poth′e·ca′tor n.
Usage Note: When used to mean "to formulate a hypothesis," hypothecate garners almost no acceptance from the Usage Panel. In our 2009 survey, 90 percent rejected it in the sentence One man hypothecated that the students were joyless because they were no longer curious.

hypothecate

(haɪˈpɒθɪˌkeɪt)
vb
1. (Law) (tr) law to pledge (personal property or a ship) as security for a debt without transferring possession or title
2. (Economics) to allocate the revenue raised by a tax for a specified purpose. See also bottomry
[C17: hypothēcātus, past participle of hypothēcāre; see hypothec, -ate1]
hyˌpotheˈcation n
hyˈpotheˌcator n

hy•poth•e•cate1

(haɪˈpɒθ ɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to pledge to a creditor as security without delivering, as property.
[1675–85; < Medieval Latin hypothēcātus, past participle of hypothēcāre, v. derivative of hypotheca pledge, mortgage < Greek hypothḗkē, derivative of hypotithénai to deposit as pledge; see hypo-, theca]
hy•poth`e•ca′tion, n.
hy•poth′e•ca`tor, n.

hy•poth•e•cate2

(haɪˈpɒθ ɪˌkeɪt)

v.i., v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
[1905–10; < Greek hypothḗk(ē) suggestion, counsel (akin to hypotithénai to assume, suppose; see hypothecate1) + -ate1]

hypothecate


Past participle: hypothecated
Gerund: hypothecating

Imperative
hypothecate
hypothecate
Present
I hypothecate
you hypothecate
he/she/it hypothecates
we hypothecate
you hypothecate
they hypothecate
Preterite
I hypothecated
you hypothecated
he/she/it hypothecated
we hypothecated
you hypothecated
they hypothecated
Present Continuous
I am hypothecating
you are hypothecating
he/she/it is hypothecating
we are hypothecating
you are hypothecating
they are hypothecating
Present Perfect
I have hypothecated
you have hypothecated
he/she/it has hypothecated
we have hypothecated
you have hypothecated
they have hypothecated
Past Continuous
I was hypothecating
you were hypothecating
he/she/it was hypothecating
we were hypothecating
you were hypothecating
they were hypothecating
Past Perfect
I had hypothecated
you had hypothecated
he/she/it had hypothecated
we had hypothecated
you had hypothecated
they had hypothecated
Future
I will hypothecate
you will hypothecate
he/she/it will hypothecate
we will hypothecate
you will hypothecate
they will hypothecate
Future Perfect
I will have hypothecated
you will have hypothecated
he/she/it will have hypothecated
we will have hypothecated
you will have hypothecated
they will have hypothecated
Future Continuous
I will be hypothecating
you will be hypothecating
he/she/it will be hypothecating
we will be hypothecating
you will be hypothecating
they will be hypothecating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hypothecating
you have been hypothecating
he/she/it has been hypothecating
we have been hypothecating
you have been hypothecating
they have been hypothecating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hypothecating
you will have been hypothecating
he/she/it will have been hypothecating
we will have been hypothecating
you will have been hypothecating
they will have been hypothecating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hypothecating
you had been hypothecating
he/she/it had been hypothecating
we had been hypothecating
you had been hypothecating
they had been hypothecating
Conditional
I would hypothecate
you would hypothecate
he/she/it would hypothecate
we would hypothecate
you would hypothecate
they would hypothecate
Past Conditional
I would have hypothecated
you would have hypothecated
he/she/it would have hypothecated
we would have hypothecated
you would have hypothecated
they would have hypothecated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hypothecate - pledge without delivery or title of possession
pledge - give as a guarantee; "I pledge my honor"
2.hypothecate - to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
reconstruct, retrace, construct - reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
anticipate, expect - regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
formulate, explicate, develop - elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"

hypothecate

verb
To give or deposit as a pawn:
Slang: hock.
Translations
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