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covenant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of covenant

  1. 1 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples the two countries signed a peace covenant that, it was hoped, would put an end to decades of bitter conflict Synonyms of covenant accord, alliance, compact, convention, treaty, pactWords Related to covenant entente, entente cordiale; bargain, bond, charter, concord, contract, deal, settlement, understanding; projet

  2. 2 a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation I had to sign a covenant that I would return the rental car on time Synonyms of covenant bond, contract, guarantee, deal, guaranty, surety, warrantyWords Related to covenant oath, pledge, troth, vow, word; accord, bargain, compact, concordat, convention, pact, treaty; assurance, insurance, seal; bail, deposit, pawn, security

  3. 3 an arrangement about action to be taken the covenant that existed among neighbors in olden times whereby they would quickly respond to the call to help put out one another's house fires Synonyms of covenant accord, bargain, compact, contract, convention, agreement, deal, disposition, pact, settlement, understandingWords Related to covenant charter, treaty; binder, pledge, promise; alliance, association, entente, entente cordiale, league, partnership; acceptance, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, OK (or okay)


covenant

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of covenant

  1. 1 to come to an arrangement as to a course of action a traditional rule held that a husband could not enter into a covenant with his wife, because that was the equivalent of covenanting with himself Synonyms of covenant bargain, contract, agreeWords Related to covenant come around, come round; subscribe, underwrite; arrange, settleNear Antonyms of covenant differ, dissent; cancel, renege, revoke; argue, contest, dispute, objectAntonyms of covenant disagree

  2. 2 to make a solemn declaration of intent the home buyers had to covenant that they would restore and keep the house for at least 10 years in exchange for a low mortgage rate Synonyms of covenant promise, pledge, swear, vowWords Related to covenant affiance, betroth, plight, troth; accede, agree, assent, consent; contract, engage, ensure, guarantee, undertake; affirm, assert, aver, avouch, avow, declare, insist, warrant



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