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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 accord, alliance, compact, convention, treaty, pactRelated Words 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 bond, contract, guarantee, deal, guaranty, surety, warrantyRelated Words 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 accord, bargain, compact, contract, convention, agreement, deal, disposition, pact, settlement, understandingRelated Words 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 bargain, contract, agreeRelated Words come around, come round; subscribe, underwrite; arrange, settleNear Antonyms differ, dissent; cancel, renege, revoke; argue, contest, dispute, objectAntonyms 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 promise, pledge, swear, vowRelated Words 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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