pledged
committed committed adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of {uncommitted}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {bound up, involved, wrapped up}; {dedicated, devoted}; {pledged, sworn}] [WordNet 1.5]

2. Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; also called {attached}. Opposite of {unattached}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {affianced}, {bespoken}, {betrothed}, {engaged}, {pledged}, {promised}(predicate); {married}] [Also See: {loving}.]

Syn: attached. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Consigned involuntarily to custody, as in a prison or mental institution. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pledged — index agreed (promised), bound, contractual, fully secured, loyal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Pledged — Pledge Pledge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pledged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pledging}.] [Cf. OF. pleiger to give security. See {Pledge}, n.] 1. To deposit, as a chattel, in pledge or pawn; to leave in possession of another as security; as, to pledge one s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pledged — un·pledged; …   English syllables

  • pledged — Synonyms and related words: affianced, affirmed, alleged, announced, answerable for, as earnest, asserted, asseverated, assured, at stake, attested, averred, avouched, avowed, beholden, beholden to, betrothed, bound, bounden, bounden to,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pledged — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. plighted, bound, enforced; see guaranteed , promised …   English dictionary for students

  • pledged — pledÊ’d adj. hocked, mortgaged, pawned pledÊ’ n. promise; obligation, undertaking; oath, vow; mortgage; token v. promise; vow, swear; hock, mortgage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pledged —   Actual security for a credit facility. See also Pledging …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • pledged — adjective bound by or as if by an oath according to an early tradition became his sworn brother sworn enemies • Syn: ↑sworn • Similar to: ↑committed …   Useful english dictionary

  • pledged word — index contract, specialty (contract), undertaking (pledge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Pledged amount —   Pledged amount is the whole or a part of the principal amount of a collateral that will be used as coverage for a facility line/a sharing group …   International financial encyclopaedia

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