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Synonyms for pledge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pledge(noun)

    a deposit of personal property as security for a debt

    "his saxophone was in pledge"

    Synonyms:
    toast, assurance

  2. pledge(noun)

    someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

    Synonyms:
    toast, assurance

  3. pledge, toast(noun)

    a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

    Synonyms:
    goner, toast, assurance

  4. assurance, pledge(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, authority, assurance, sureness, toast

  5. pledge, plight(verb)

    promise solemnly and formally

    "I pledge that I will honor my wife"

    Synonyms:
    plight, betroth, engage, wassail, drink, salute, affiance, subscribe, toast

  6. pledge, subscribe(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    plight, sign, wassail, drink, salute, support, subscribe, take, subscribe to, toast

  7. toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail(verb)

    propose a toast to

    "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"

    Synonyms:
    toast, fuddle, jollify, salute, booze, whoop it up, crisp, wassail, present, tope, subscribe, make merry, crispen, drink, drink in, make whoopie, imbibe, make happy, racket, plight, revel

  8. pledge(verb)

    give as a guarantee

    "I pledge my honor"

    Synonyms:
    subscribe, plight, toast, wassail, salute, drink

  9. pledge(verb)

    bind or secure by a pledge

    "I was pledged to silence"

    Synonyms:
    subscribe, plight, toast, wassail, salute, drink

Wiktionary

  1. pledge(noun)

    Synonyms:
    promise, commitment

  2. pledge(noun)

    To make a solemn promise (to do something).

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

  3. pledge(noun)

    To deposit something as a security; to pawn.

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

  4. pledge(noun)

    A security to guarantee payment of a debt.

    Synonyms:
    promise, commitment

  5. pledge(noun)

    A drinking toast.

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

  6. pledge(noun)

    (the pledge): A promise to abstain from drinking alcohol.

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pledge

    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.

    Synonyms:
    agreement, arrangement, bargain, cartel, compact, contract, covenant, engagement, obligation, pact, promise, stipulation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pledge(n)

    Synonyms:
    security, guarantee, warrant, hostage, surety, pawn, earnest

    Antonyms:
    word, promise, assurance, parole

  2. pledge(v)

    Synonyms:
    pawn, hypothecate

    Antonyms:
    redeem

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pledge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pawn, gage, deposit

  2. pledge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    guarantee, security, earnest

  3. pledge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    health (in drinking)

  4. pledge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pawn, impawn, plight, hypothecate, put in pledge, deposit as security

  5. pledge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    engage, commit

  6. pledge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    toast, drink to, drink the health of, drink in honor of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pledge(n)

    Synonyms:
    gage, security, hostage, guarantee

  2. pledge(v)

    Synonyms:
    pawn, impawn, hypothecate, plight

How to pronounce pledge?

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How to say pledge in sign language?

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How to use pledge in a sentence?

  1. The President:

    During the Democrat Convention the words' under God' were removed from the Pledge of Allegiance, not once but twice.

  2. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54)

  3. Phil Lord:

    This is the first film we've worked on that seems like a good idea to begin with, we promise to take risks, to give the audience a fresh experience, and we pledge ourselves to be faithful stewards of these characters who mean so much to us.

  4. Miss Martin:

    It’s called the Veteran’s Day Chapel, no one is forced to participate. No one is forcing them to stand and place their hand over their heart and recite the pledge.

  5. Neil Gorsuch:

    I pledge to each of you and to the American people that, if confirmed, I will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the Constitution and laws of our great nation.


Translations for pledge

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ضمان, تَعَهدَArabic
  • garantia, promesa, prometre, penyorar, penyora, empenyorar, juramentCatalan, Valencian
  • zastavitCzech
  • verpfänden, Pfand, zusichern, versprechenGerman
  • juramento, garantía, manda, prometer, jurar, hipotecar, brindis, empeñar, iniciado, iniciadaSpanish
  • pantata, maljapuhe, pantti, kokelas, raittiuslupaus, lupaus, luvata, sitoutuaFinnish
  • promettre, mettre en gage, gageFrench
  • gealltanasScottish Gaelic
  • zálog, fogadalomHungarian
  • ուխտ, գրավArmenian
  • promessa solenne, avallo, impegnarsi, garanzia, giuramento, promettere, pegnoItalian
  • 抵当, 公約, 保証Japanese
  • 서약Korean
  • په‌یمانKurdish
  • spondere, vovereLatin
  • ikrarMalay
  • schacht, plechtig belovenDutch
  • obiecać, zastaw, kaucja, depozyt, złożyć zastaw, obietnicaPolish
  • promessa, prometer, penhor, garantiaPortuguese
  • garanta, legământ, promisiune, promiteRomanian
  • заверять, [[отдать]] в [[залог]], обет, обещание, пообещать, [[отдавать]] в [[залог]], залог, заверить, закладывать, клясться, заложить, обещать, поклясться, зарокRussian
  • závet, завет, завјет, zavjet, обећање, obećanje, залога, zaloga, за́вет, prisega, присегаSerbo-Croatian
  • zavezati se, zapriseči, zaprisega, zaobljubiti se, zastaviti, zaobljubaSlovene
  • underpantSwedish
  • తనఖా, ప్రతిజ్ఞ, ప్రతినTelugu
  • cam kết, thềVietnamese

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