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1. pledge

verb. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] promise solemnly and formally.

Synonyms

  • vouch
  • assure
  • covenant
  • guarantee
  • vow
  • promise

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrepute
  • infamy
  • reject

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Pledge

  • eldredge
  • alldredge
  • sledge
  • fledge
  • dredge
  • allege
  • wedge
  • sege
  • sedge
  • rehg
  • hedge

How do you pronounce pledge?

Pronounce pledge as plɛʤ.

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Sentences with pledge


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The deposit account that you pledge in a certificate loan is known as a certificate of deposit.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The promissory note contains the borrower's pledge to repay the money borrowed.

3. Verb, base form
During the ceremony, ask participants to pledge their devotion to the Christian ideals of chastity and purity.

Quotes about pledge


1. What are you doing?”“Kneeling before a goddess.”“I’m not a goddess.”“You are. A goddess, a princess, a queen. As a soldier, I pledge myself to your service. As a prince, I grant you any boon within my power. As a man, I ask to sit at your feet and worship you. Ask me to do anything for you and I will do it.
- Colleen Houck

2. With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides,flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from oneend to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terroristattacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out ofthe Pledge of Allegiance?
- Jay Leno

3. And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.
- Thomas Jefferson

2. pledge

verb. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] propose a toast to.

Synonyms

  • fuddle
  • honor
  • give
  • toast
  • wassail
  • booze
  • salute
  • reward
  • drink

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

3. pledge

noun. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group.

Synonyms

  • member

Antonyms

  • infidelity
  • break

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

4. pledge

verb. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals.

Synonyms

  • donate

Antonyms

  • explode
  • stay

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

5. pledge

noun. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event.

Synonyms

  • drink

Antonyms

  • competition
  • unfaithfulness

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

6. pledge

noun. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] a deposit of personal property as security for a debt.

Synonyms

  • security interest

Antonyms

  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

7. pledge

verb. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] give as a guarantee.

Synonyms

  • give
  • charge
  • collateralize
  • hypothecate

Antonyms

  • order
  • deny
  • withdraw
  • take

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

8. pledge

noun. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something.

Synonyms

  • warrant
  • plight
  • warrantee
  • dedication
  • guarantee
  • vow
  • troth
  • warranty
  • commitment

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)

9. pledge

verb. ['ˈplɛdʒ'] bind or secure by a pledge.

Synonyms

  • oblige
  • obligate
  • hold

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • unrighteousness
  • orient
  • abstain

Etymology

  • plege (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plege (Anglo-Norman)
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