adjective. ['ˈplɛdʒd'] bound by or as if by an oath.
Words that Rhyme with Pledged
Example sentences of the word pledged
1. Verb, past tense
In 1975, many genetic scientists pledged not to create dangerous organisms.
2. Verb, past participle
With a deed of trust or trust deed, the property is pledged as collateral.
Real estate or accounts receivable or anything with a store of value are acceptable forms of pledged assets.
Quotes containing the word pledged
1. True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.
- Bill Owens
2. I'll find you, don't worry. My body won't be with you all the time, but you'll always have my heart. I'm your worrier, remember?""I'll never forget. I promise. I'm your High Priestess and you've pledged yourself to me. That means you have my heart, too.""Then both of us better stay safe. A heart's a hard thing to live without. I should know. I've tried it.
- P.C. Cast
3. Thus, you see, he arrived at the same end, via supposed duty, that he was previously pledged to via interest. I fancy a good number of us, when any line of action will promote our own interest, can make ourselves believe that reasons exist which compel us to it as a duty.
- Elizabeth Gaskell, My Lady Ludlow and Other Stories