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Synonyms for pledge

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

something given to guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of an obligation

the act of drinking to someone

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to guarantee by a solemn promise

to assume an obligation

to be morally bound to do

to give or deposit as a pawn

to salute by raising and drinking from a glass

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a deposit of personal property as security for a debt

someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

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a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

promise solemnly and formally

pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals

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propose a toast to

give as a guarantee

bind or secure by a pledge

References in periodicals archive ?
The momentum we've seen with Pledge 1% has been incredible-there's been a groundswell when it comes to the next generation of companies adopting philanthropy as a key value," said Suzanne DiBianca, president and co-founder, Salesforce.
The Giving Pledge is an effort to invite the wealthiest individuals and families in the United States to commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy, according to the official website.
Virginity pledges among the willing: delays in first intercourse and consistency of condom use, Journal of Adolescent Health, 2008 (forthcoming).
In 2005, Americans filled out pledge cards at more than 900 America Recycles events nationwide and through the America Recycles Web site that were entered into the grand prize drawing.
Maloof, TC Memo 2005-75, the court considered whether an S corporation shareholder's personal guarantee, pledge of stock or loss of control resulted in an economic outlay entitling him to increase his basis.
District Judge Lawrence Karlton ruled that school sponsorship of the Pledge violates students' right to be "free from a coercive requirement to affirm God.
The judge granted legal standing to two families represented by an atheist who lost his previous pledge case before the Supreme Court, and ruled that the pledge's reference to one nation ``under God'' violates their children's right to be ``free from a coercive requirement to affirm God.
The reason for this paradox may have been that most of those who took the pledges did not stay with them, and then skipped precautions because they were reluctant to be seen as breaking their public pledge.
The pledge is applicable to any individual, community, or company working on or using software that meets the Open Source Initiative (OSI) definition of open source software now or in the future.
AHEAD OF THE CURVE: The same AP wire service story quoted above also noted that "the legislation [pertaining to the Pledge of Allegiance] has little chance of advancing in the Senate this year.
With passion and precision, he argued his own case for why the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in his daughter's public-school classroom violates the Constitution as long as the pledge contains the words "under God.
When California schools went back into session in late July, students continued saying the Pledge of Allegiance as usual and will so--for now.
Back in the Dark Ages, prior to June 14, 1954, I remember dutifully reciting the old Pledge of Allegiance without the words "under God" after morning prayers each school day.
Orr sent out 270 E-mails to friends and acquaintances, announcing that he intended to pledge $1 for every minute the Topeka, Kan.
Craig Paternoster, a sophomore at Pennsylvania's Meyers High School, was suspended for three weeks after he wouldn't stand for the pledge of Allegiance.