HyperDic: pledge

English > 9 senses of the word pledge:
VERBcommunicationpledge, plightpromise solemnly and formally
possessionpledge, subscribepay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity / charity or service, especially at regular intervals
consumptionpledge, toast, drink, salute, wassailpropose a toast to
communicationpledgegive as a guarantee
communicationpledgebind or secure by a pledge
NOUNpossessionpledgea deposit of personal property as security for a debt
person pledgesomeone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group
foodpledge, toasta drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
communicationpledge, assurancea binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
pledge > pronunciation
Soundspleh'jh
Rhymesallege ... wedge: 11 rhymes with ehjh...
English > pledge: 9 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA deposit of personal property as security for a debt.
Example"his saxophone was in pledge"
NarrowerpawnAn article deposited as security
Broadersecurity interestAny interest in a property that secures the payment of an obligation
Spanishfianza, garantía, prenda
Catalancaució, fermança, garantia
Verbspledgegive as a guarantee
English > pledge: 9 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group.
Broadermember, fellow memberOne of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
Spanishfuturo miembro
English > pledge: 9 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event.
Synonymtoast
BroaderdrinkA single serving of a beverage
Spanishbrindis
Catalanbrindis
Verbspledgepropose a toast to
English > pledge: 9 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something.
Example "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"
Synonymassurance
Narrowerguarantee, warrant, warrantee, warrantyA written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
guaranteeAn unconditional commitment that something will happen / happen or that something is true
plight, trothA solemn pledge of fidelity
vowA solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
Broadercommitment, dedicationA message that makes a pledge
Spanishafirmación, declaración, garantía, promesa
Catalanafirmació, declaració, garantia, promesa
Verbspledgepromise solemnly and formally
pledgebind or secure by a pledge
English > pledge: 9 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpromise solemnly and formally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey pledge to move
Example"I pledge that I will honor my wife"
Synonymplight
NarrowercovenantEnter into a covenant or formal agreement
covenantEnter into a covenant
guarantee, vouchGive surety or assume responsibility
vowmake a vow
Broaderpromise, assuremake a promise or commitment
Spanishdar la palabra, jurar, prometer
Nounspledgea binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
pledgersomeone who makes or gives a pledge
English > pledge: 9 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningpay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity / charity or service, especially at regular intervals.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station"
Synonymsubscribe
BroaderdonateGive to a charity / charity or good cause
Nounspledgersomeone who makes or gives a pledge
English > pledge: 9 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningPropose a toast to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymstoast, drink, salute, wassail
Entailshit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
NarrowergivePropose
Broaderhonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishbeber, brindar, prometer, saludar
Catalanbrindar per, proposar un brindis, saludar
Nounspledgea drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
English > pledge: 9 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningGive as a guarantee.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I pledge my honor"
Narrowercollateralizepledge as a collateral
giveoffer in good faith
hypothecatepledge without delivery or title of possession
Broaderconsign, chargeGive over to another for care or safekeeping
Spanishcomprometer, pignorar
Nounspledgea deposit of personal property as security for a debt
English > pledge: 9 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningBind or secure by a pledge.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"I was pledged to silence"
Broaderoblige, bind, hold, obligateBind by an obligation / obligation
Nounspledgea binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

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