covenant

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Synonyms for covenant

Synonyms for covenant

a legally binding arrangement between parties

an agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange

a declaration that one will or will not do a certain thing

to enter into a formal agreement

to guarantee by a solemn promise

Synonyms for covenant

a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

enter into a covenant or formal agreement

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The Covenantors, under the control of the so-called Kirk party, were deeply suspicious of Charles and used their power to take control of the army.
He asked the Covenantors for permission to attack, but, because it was the Sabbath, this was refused.
The following day the Covenantors insisted that, instead of waiting for the English to starve, Leslie should bring his troops off the hill to prepare for battle the following morning.