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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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Bell, (109) one of the few recent cases to discuss liability after transfer of land burdened by a real covenant, applies traditional real covenant law as advanced by the Restatement of Property hold that, after conveying the affected land, even the original covenantor was not liable on a covenant to pay a proportionate share of paving costs.
In such a case, if the restraint exceeds the necessity presented by the main purpose of the contract, it is void for two reasons: First, because it oppresses the covenantor, without any corresponding benefit to the covenantee; and, second, because it tends to a monopoly.(148) Taft's analysis provides a sound basis for distinguishing lawful joint ventures from those condemned by the antitrust laws.
Only a handful of his subjects--the Covenantor politician, Sir Archibald Johnston of Wariston; the minister, Robert Baillie; the professional soldier, Sir James Turner; and the Highland warrior, Alasdair MacColla--achieved much in the way of fame or notoriety.
Imaginary time, where societies form and dissolve with the stroke of a covenantor's pen, jostles against real time, as measured by Defoe's evenly paced journalistic style.(14) Crusoe names his servant "Friday" "for the Memory of Time" (7:239), making Friday both a permanent memorial to a magic moment and a living, expiring hourglass.
First, in the absence of any competition from the covenantor, cash flows are estimated over the covenant's term (and any additional time period to reflect residual benefits that might accrue beyond this term).