verb (used with object), hy·poth·e·cat·ed, hy·poth·e·cat·ing.
Origin of hypothecate1
Related formshy·poth·e·ca·tion, nounhy·poth·e·ca·tor, noun
Examples from the Web for hypothecation
He told briefly the details of the transaction; even the hypothecation of the Parsons bonds.Unleavened Bread|Robert Grant
His credit was almost unlimited, and he could always raise as much money as he liked on an hypothecation of next year's wool.Station Amusements|Lady Barker
He raised money for immediate needs by hypothecation of the state securities.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
Dettermain and Newson had declined to undertake the hypothecation of his annuity.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith