pledge


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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 ?
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.
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.
she asked once more, scanning Raskolnikov intently, and weighing the pledge in her hand.
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.
This article will set out a summary of the issues relating to creation of a pledge over securities and discuss enforcement issues in Qatar.
Some of the richest people in the United States have joined The Giving Pledge started by Bill Gates and wife Melinda, and Warren Buffett in 2010.
Virginity pledges appear to reduce the risk of sexual initiation even when differences in young people's propensity to pledge are taken into account.
Value of pledged property: The final regulations provide that, if additional property is made subject to a pledge, it is treated as a new pledge and the net FMV of all of the pledged property must be determined at that time.
Gittler's pledge to recycle more was drawn from more than 100,000 pledges entered in the national drawing during last year's America Recycles campaign, which is celebrated yearly on Nov.
Unless they make an actual "economic outlay" under the arrangement, taxpayers generally may not increase their basis in S corporation stock as a result of a loan guarantee, pledge of stock as collateral or loss of control of the corporation.
14 resurrected the controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance, striking down public school recitation because of the phrase "one nation under God.
SAN FRANCISCO - Setting up another likely Supreme Court showdown over the Pledge of Allegiance, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that reciting the pledge in public schools is unconstitutional.
We suspect that the 13% were not lying or forgetful; rather the wording of the questionnaire did not allow them to report the real situation, that they had taken a pledge but abandoned it.
IBM believes this is the largest pledge ever of patents of any kind and represents a major shift in the way IBM manages and deploys its intellectual property (IP) portfolio.