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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 classic literature ?
our last best hope in an age where the instruments of war have far outpaced the instruments of peace, we renew our pledge of support.
Finally, to those nations who would make themselves our adversaries, we offer not a pledge but a request: that both sides begin anew the quest for peace; before the dark powers of destruction unleashed by science engulf all humanity in planned or accidental self-destruction.
Could my weak warrant add security to the inestimable pledge of this holy pilgrim, I would pledge name and fame that Ivanhoe gives this proud knight the meeting he desires.''
``Lady,'' said Cedric, ``this beseems not; were further pledge necessary, I myself, offended, and justly offended, as I am, would yet gage my honour for the honour of Ivanhoe.
``And now, Sir Cedric,'' he said, ``my ears are chiming vespers with the strength of your good wine permit us another pledge to the welfare of the Lady Rowena, and indulge us with liberty to pass to our repose.''
But his answer sounded like the truth; the old woman took the pledge.
"What is it?" she asked once more, scanning Raskolnikov intently, and weighing the pledge in her hand.
In one hand she still held "the pledge." Then he dealt her another and another blow with the blunt side and on the same spot.
There turned out to be various articles made of gold among the clothes--probably all pledges, unredeemed or waiting to be redeemed--bracelets, chains, ear-rings, pins and such things.
The fall in the average size of pledge in the PD treatment is against the hypothesis 1.
With shorter procedures and no administrative barriers, which saves time and money, the registration of a pledge with the Central Register can hereafter be made from a notary office electronically.
Khartoum, Jumada II 9, 1435, Apr 9, 2014, SPA -- The Saudi embassy in Khartoum has opened a register book for Saudi citizens and students currently residing in Sudan to cast their allegiance pledge to Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz As Saud as Deputy Crown Prince, it was reported here today.
Bayville, NJ, February 22, 2014 --(PR.com)-- On February 10, 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama publicly praised the actions of a coalition of 100 construction companies and associations who came together to pledge more than 100,000 new jobs to veterans over the next five years.
Three years ago, ultrawealthy families and individuals began following the example of Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, pledging to give away at least half their wealth to charity in an endeavor called the Giving Pledge.
Phil Knight: $500 million pledge, Oregon Health and Science University Foundation