hypothecate

1 [hahy-poth-i-keyt, hi-]
verb (used with object), hypothecated, hypothecating.
1.
to pledge to a creditor as security without delivering over; mortgage.
2.
to put in pledge by delivery, as stocks given as security for a loan.

Origin:
1675–85; < Medieval Latin hypothēcātus, past participle of hypothēcāre. See hypothec, -ate1

hypothecation, noun
hypothecator, noun
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hypothecate (haɪˈpɒθɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) law to pledge (personal property or a ship) as security for a debt without transferring possession or title
2.  See also bottomry to allocate the revenue raised by a tax for a specified purpose
 
[C17: hypothēcātus, past participle of hypothēcāre; see hypothec, -ate1]
 
hypothe'cation
 
n
 
hy'pothecator
 
n

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Instead he had suggested tax deductions or tax hypothecation for private charity to developing countries.
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