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Synonyms for covenant
ˈkʌv ə nəntcovenant

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. covenant

    All these words involve at least two parties, tho an engagement or promise may be the act of but one. A contract is a formal agreement between two or more parties for the doing or leaving undone some specified act or acts, and is ordinarily in writing. Mutual promises may have the force of a contract. A consideration, or compensation, is essential to convert an agreement into a contract. A contract may be oral or written. A covenant in law is a written contract under seal. Covenant is frequent in religious usage, as contract is in law and business. Compact is essentially the same as contract, but is applied to international agreements, treaties, etc. A bargain is a mutual agreement for an exchange of values, without the formality of a contract. A stipulation is a single item in an agreement or contract. A cartel is a military agreement for the exchange of prisoners or the like.

    agreement, arrangement, bargain, cartel, compact, contract, engagement, obligation, pact, pledge, promise, stipulation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. covenantnoun

    agreement, bond, stipulation, compact, contract, league, bargain

    promise, intimation, assurance, parole, understanding

Princeton's WordNet

  1. covenant, compact, concordatnoun

    a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

    powder compact, compact, concordat, compact car

  2. covenantverb

    (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

    compact, concordat

  3. covenantverb

    enter into a covenant

  4. covenantverb

    enter into a covenant or formal agreement

    "They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver"; "The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. covenantnoun

    agreement, bargain, contract, compact, stipulation, arrangement, treaty, convention, concordat, pact

  2. covenantverb

    bargain, stipulate, agree; make a stipulation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. covenantnoun

    compact, agreement, pact, concordat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "covenant":

    pact, compact, iccpr, icescr, pacte, crown, pacto, convention, convenant, covenants, deal, sgp

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How to use covenant in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Armfield:

    It is so unbelievably upsetting to see my father, Dan, and my fellow members of First Covenant experience the hate, deceit and actions that go against the teachings of love and inclusion that Jesus Christ preached.

  2. John Wenrich:

    I grieve the loss of First Covenant Church of Minneapolis from the roster of Covenant churches, at the same time, I respect the discernment of the Annual Meeting. I hope this historic church someday changes its mind and then returns to our family.

  3. Read MoreShe:

    So I used to teach contract law. And I thought I would make this easy. I wrote up a release and covenant not to sue. And all that Mayor Bloomberg has to do is download it. I'll text it, sign it. And then the women, or men, will be free to speak and tell their own stories.

  4. James Hosie:

    The lenders have been quite accommodating - they saw the risk of a covenant breach ahead and have extended them some flexibility, which should be sufficient to allow EnQuest to keep investing in its projects.

  5. Becky Craven:

    As a covenant people, we are not meant to blend in with the rest of the world, we have been called a peculiar people - what a compliment.

Translations for covenant

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  • عهد, ميثاقArabic
  • договор, спогодба, споразумявам се, договарям сеBulgarian
  • dohodaCzech
  • pagtDanish
  • ZusageGerman
  • σύμφωνο, συνθήκη, συμφωνία, σύμβασηGreek
  • alianza, convenio, contrato, cláusula, pactoSpanish
  • sopimusvakuus, sitoumus, ehto, sitoutua, sopimusehtoFinnish
  • engagementFrench
  • CúnantIrish
  • cùmhnantScottish Gaelic
  • בריתHebrew
  • ուխտArmenian
  • perjanjianIndonesian
  • alleanza, accordarsi, contratto, convenire, patto, clausola secondaria, allearsi, convenzione, clausola accessoria, sottoscrivere, impegnarsi, stipulare, accordo solenne, stilare un accordo, contrarre, concludere, convenzionarsiItalian
  • בריתHebrew
  • 特約, 契約する, 約束する, 誓約Japanese
  • pactiō, pactumLatin
  • ugoda, umowa, umówić się, zawrzeć umowęPolish
  • promessa, contrato, pactoPortuguese
  • legământRomanian
  • договор, заключать соглашениеRussian
  • avtala, förbund, avtal, överenskommelse, paktSwedish
  • உடன்படிக்கைTamil
  • พันธสัญญาThai
  • 盟約Chinese

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