pledging

present participle of pledge
1
as in committing
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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as in pawning
to leave as a guarantee of repayment of a loan pledged their house against the loan

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“Pledging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pledging. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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