Main definitions of gage in English

: gage1gage2gage3

gage1

Pronunciación /ɡāj/ /ɡeɪdʒ/

nombre

arcaico
  • 1A valued object deposited as a guarantee of good faith.

    • ‘The same process, involving distraints and blockade, may be used not only in pleas begun by writ, but also in pleas begun by gage and pledge.’
    collateral, security, surety, guaranty, insurance, indemnity, indemnification
    1. 1.1A pledge, especially a glove, thrown down as a symbol of a challenge to fight.
      surety, bond, security, collateral, guarantee, deposit, pawn

verbo transitivo

[con objeto]arcaico
  • Offer (a thing or one's life) as a guarantee of good faith.

    • ‘a guide sent to them by the headman of this place gaged his life as a forfeit if he failed’
    mortgage, put up as collateral, guarantee, pawn

Origen

Middle English from Old French gage (noun), gager (verb), of Germanic origin; related to wage and wed.

Main definitions of gage in English

: gage1gage2gage3

gage2

Pronunciación /ɡāj/ /ɡeɪdʒ/

nombre

EEUU
variant spelling of gauge (noun)

verbo transitivo

[con objeto]EEUU
variant spelling of gauge (verb)

Main definitions of gage in English

: gage1gage2gage3

gage3

Pronunciación /ɡāj/ /ɡeɪdʒ/

nombre

another term for greengage

Origen

Mid 19th century from the name of Sir William Gage (1657–1727), the English botanist who introduced it to England.

Pronunciación

gage

/ɡāj/ /ɡeɪdʒ/