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Synonyms for pledge
plɛdʒpledge

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Wiktionary

  1. pledgenoun

    Synonyms:
    promise, commitment

  2. pledgenoun

    To make a solemn promise (to do something).

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

  3. pledgenoun

    To deposit something as a security; to pawn.

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

  4. pledgenoun

    A security to guarantee payment of a debt.

    Synonyms:
    promise, commitment

  5. pledgenoun

    A drinking toast.

    Synonyms:
    commitment, promise

  6. pledgenoun

    (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. pledgenoun

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

    Antonyms:
    word, promise, assurance, parole

  2. pledgeverb

    Synonyms:
    pawn, hypothecate

    Antonyms:
    redeem

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pledgenoun

    a deposit of personal property as security for a debt

    "his saxophone was in pledge"

    Synonyms:
    toast, assurance

  2. pledgenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    toast, assurance

  3. pledge, toastnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    goner, toast, assurance

  4. assurance, pledgeverb

    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, plightverb

    promise solemnly and formally

    "I pledge that I will honor my wife"

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

  6. pledge, subscribeverb

    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, wassailverb

    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. pledgeverb

    give as a guarantee

    "I pledge my honor"

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

  9. pledgeverb

    bind or secure by a pledge

    "I was pledged to silence"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pledgenoun

    Synonyms:
    pawn, gage, deposit

  2. pledgenoun

    Synonyms:
    guarantee, security, earnest

  3. pledgenoun

    Synonyms:
    health (in drinking)

  4. pledgeverb

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

  5. pledgeverb

    Synonyms:
    engage, commit

  6. pledgeverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pledgenoun

    Synonyms:
    gage, security, hostage, guarantee

  2. pledgeverb

    Synonyms:
    pawn, impawn, hypothecate, plight

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How to use pledge in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Chuprov:

    This pledge is a tragedy, a catastrophe, with this 25-30 percent commitment they are basically saying: 'Guys, we're staying in the 20th century with our carbon-centered technology'.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    Their amendment makes this a much better bill, this amendment alone is real progress and it will help us build momentum toward delivering on our pledge to the country.

  3. Teacher Mark Brejcha:

    It teaches respect for our nation and our flag, when you see the flag flying you think about the sacrifices of those who have gone before -- to give us the freedom to either say the pledge or not say the pledge.

  4. 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)

  5. Ashton Carter:

    I pledge to make needed change in the Pentagon but also to seek support from Congress, because I know that in the end, Congress holds the power of the purse, i look forward to a partnership with this committee, and what can be a period of historic advance.

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Translations for pledge

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  • 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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