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pledge

noun

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1 something given or held to assure that the giver will keep a promise
  • I was required to leave my keys as a pledge that I would bring the car back.
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2 a person's solemn declaration that he or she will do or not do something
  • made a pledge to quit smoking
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pledge

verb

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1 to obligate by prior agreement
  • I would love to go to dinner with you, but I've pledged myself to a play with my parents that night.
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2 to leave as a guarantee of repayment of a loan
  • pledged their house against the loan
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3 to make a solemn declaration of intent
  • I pledge that I will abide by all of the rules of this organization.
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give one's word



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