Definition of PLEDGES

noun : PLEDGES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group ;

  • 3. (

    ) a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : PLEDGES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals; "I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station" ;

  • 4. (

    ) give as a guarantee; "I pledge my honor" ;

  • 5. (

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


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