pledge

All Noun Verb
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  • They go their separate ways with her pledge they will meet again and again.
  • Her father pledges to do everything he can to get her away from him.
  • He ran, despite an earlier pledge to serve not more than three terms.
  • However, he failed to follow through on his pledge upon becoming president.
  • You have opened your heart to her after pledging it to me! Cited from The Golden Dog, by William Kirby
  • In return, they were required to pledge that they would not have more children.
  • He pledges his love to her and tells her that he is going off to sea.
  • Therefore, he wished to know that he could keep his word before pledging it. Cited from Yolanda: Maid of Burgandy, by Charles Major
  • They were allowed to leave after giving pledges not to attack England again.
  • Several student organizations and community groups pledged their support to the campaign during the strike.
  • He pledged to help the family in any way he could.
  • Despite numerous government pledges, there has not been much movement on this issue in recent years.
  • Another world is possible and we pledge to make it real.
  • This is where the current pledge record for the station was established.
  • Rose tells her, however, that she need not fear, as she is pledged to another.
  • They pledge to find out more about the lost family.
  • Park and the other military leaders pledged not to run for office in the next elections.
  • Some said they would not pay their pledges any longer. Cited from The Crucifixion of Philip Strong, by Charles M. Sheldon
  • First of all, seventeen young girls came up and signed the pledge form.
  • Over the following decade many returned home, and not all of them signed the pledge upon returning.
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Meaning of pledge

  • noun A deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun Someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group
  • noun A drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
  • verb Promise solemnly and formally
    I pledge that I will honor my wife
  • 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
  • verb Give as a guarantee
    I pledge my honor
  • verb Bind or secure by a pledge
    I was pledged to silence