pledged sworn
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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sworn — [swôrn] vi., vt. pp. of SWEAR adj. bound, pledged, promised, etc. by or as by an oath …   English World dictionary

  • sworn to — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acknowledged, admitted, affirmed, alleged, allowed, announced, approved, asserted, asseverated, attested, authenticated, averred, avouched, avowed, certified, conceded, confessed, confirmed, countersigned,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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 — 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

  • sworn — Synonyms and related words: affianced, affirmed, alleged, announced, asserted, asseverated, assured, attested, averred, avouched, avowed, betrothed, bound, certified, committed, compromised, confirmed, contracted, declared, deep dyed, deep rooted …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sworn — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. pledged, promised, bound. ANT.: available …   English dictionary for students

  • affianced — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attached — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespoken — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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