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  Words related to pledge

Related / Similar Words: assurance, toast, plight, drink, salute, wassail, subscribe

 

Definition:
  • a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret";
  • a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event;
  • someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group;
  • a deposit of personal property as security for a debt; "his saxophone was in pledge";
  • promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that will honor my wife";
  • bind or secure by a pledge; "I was pledged to silence";
  • give as a guarantee; "I pledge my honor";
  • propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let''s drink to the New Year";
  • pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals; "I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station";

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    Hyponyms: guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty, plight, troth, vow, pawn, vouch, covenant, collateralize, give, hypothecate

     

    Entailments: drink, booze, fuddle

     

    Derivational Morphology: plight, promise, assure, toast, drink, salute, wassail, troth, pledger, assurance, toaster, wassailer, salutation, subscription, subscriber, contributor

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 誓言   Dutch: pand  
    Finnish: lupaus   French: gage  
    German: Pfand   Hungarian: fogadalom  
    Italian: giuramento   Japanese: 抵当  
    Korean: 서약   Portuguese: promessa  
    Russian: залог   Serbian: zavet  
    Slovene: zaprisega   Spanish: juramento  
    Swedish: underpant   Telugu: ప్రతిజ్ఞ  
     
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