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  • 1pledge one's word — index avouch (guarantee), promise (vow), undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2give one's word — index bear (adduce), certify (attest), guarantee, pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow) …

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  • 3go back on one's word — {v. phr.} To renege; break a promise. * /Patrick went back on his word when he refused to marry Karen in spite of his earlier promise./ …

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  • 4go back on one's word — {v. phr.} To renege; break a promise. * /Patrick went back on his word when he refused to marry Karen in spite of his earlier promise./ …

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  • 5act of giving one's word — index pledge (binding promise) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6Pledge — 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 watch.… …

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  • 7pledge — 1 / plej/ n 1: a delivery of esp. personal property as security for a debt or other obligation; broadly: the perfection of a security interest in collateral through possession of the collateral by a creditor or other promisee 2 a: property and… …

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  • 8pledge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. promise, security, gage, pawn, collateral, hostage, deposit; word, troth, vow, guarantee; bond, oath. See affirmation. v. t. deposit, wage, pawn, hock (sl.), hypothecate, mortgage; vow, promise,… …

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  • 9word — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Written communication Nouns 1. word, term, expression, locution, linguistic unit or form, word form, lexeme; homonym, synonym, antonym, heteronym, homophone; syllable, monosyllable, polysyllable; stem,… …

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  • 10word — /werrd/, n. 1. a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Words are composed of one or more morphemes and are either the smallest units… …

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  • 11word — /wɜd / (say werd) noun 1. a sound or a combination of sounds, or its written or printed representation, used in any language as the sign of a concept. 2. Grammar an element which can stand alone as an utterance, not divisible into two or more… …

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  • 12pledge — n. & v. n. 1 a solemn promise or undertaking. 2 a thing given as security for the fulfilment of a contract, the payment of a debt, etc., and liable to forfeiture in the event of failure. 3 a thing put in pawn. 4 a thing given as a token of love,… …

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  • 13pledge# — pledge n Pledge, earnest, token, pawn, hostage are comparable when they denote something that is given or held as a sign of another s faith or intention to do what has been promised. Pledge, originally and still in some applications a technical… …

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  • 14Pledge of Allegiance — For other uses, see Pledge of Allegiance (disambiguation). One Nation Under God redirects here. For the album, see One Nation Under God (album). Official versions (changes in bold italics) 1892 I pledge allegiance to my flag and the republic for… …

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  • 15PLEDGE — The Concept In Jewish law, in addition to the personal right of action against the debtor, the creditor also has a right of lien on   the latter s property. This lien automatically comes into being when the debt is created and is termed aḥarayut… …

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  • 16One Minute Silence — This article is about the Irish band. For the contemplatory period of silence, see moment of silence. One Minute Silence Origin Ireland Genres Rap metal Nu metal[1] …

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  • 17Word of Faith — For a related article, see Prosperity theology. Word of Faith (also known as Word Faith or simply Faith) is a family of Christian churches[1] as well as a label applied by some observers to a teaching movement kindred to many Pentecostal and… …

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  • 18word of honor — noun a promise he gave his word • Syn: ↑parole, ↑word • Hypernyms: ↑promise * * * : a promise or engagement made with or confirmed by a pledge of one s honor for its fulfillment * * * a pledge of one s honor that a specified condition, bargain,… …

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  • 19Word of honor — Honor Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration;… …

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  • 20word — 1. noun 1) the Italian word for ham Syn: term, name, expression, designation, locution, vocable; formal appellation 2) his words were meant kindly Syn: remark, comment, observation, statement, utteran …

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