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Pledge 1

Definition: The transfer of possession of personal property from a debtor to a creditor as security for a debt or engagement; also, the contract created between the debtor and creditor by a thing being so delivered or deposited, forming a species of bailment; also, that which is so delivered or deposited; something put in pawn.

Pledge 2

Definition: A person who undertook, or became responsible, for another; a bail; a surety; a hostage.

Pledge 3

Definition: A hypothecation without transfer of possession.

Pledge 4

Definition: Anything given or considered as a security for the performance of an act; a guarantee; as, mutual interest is the best pledge for the performance of treaties.

Pledge 5

Definition: To secure performance of, as by a pledge.

Pledge 6

Definition: To invite another to drink, by drinking of the cup first, and then handing it to him, as a pledge of good will; hence, to drink the health of; to toast.

pledge 7

Definition: a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"

pledge 8

Definition: a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

pledge 9

Definition: someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

pledge 10

Definition: a deposit of personal property as security for a debt; "his saxophone was in pledge"

pledge 11

Definition: promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that will honor my wife"

pledge 12

Definition: bind or secure by a pledge; "I was pledged to silence"

pledge 13

Definition: give as a guarantee; "I pledge my honor"

pledge 14

Definition: propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let''s drink to the New Year"

pledge 15

Definition: pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals; "I pledged a month to my favorite radio station"

 

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