Definition of rehypothecate in English:

rehypothecate

verb

US
Finance
  • with object To pledge (securities held in brokers' client accounts) as collateral, usually for buying further securities.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in New York Herald. From re- + hypothecate.

Pronunciation

rehypothecate

/ˌriːhʌɪˈpɒθɪkeɪt/