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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
covenant (noun)
1.
a usually formal, solemn, and binding agreement - compact
2.
a) a written agreement or promise usually under seal between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action
b) the common-law action to recover damages for breach of such a contract
covenant (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to promise by a covenant - pledge to enter into a covenant - contract
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
covenant (noun)
1.
a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples
SYNONIMS:
accord, alliance, compact, convention, covenant, pact
RELATED WORDS:
entente, entente cordiale; bargain, bond, charter, concord, contract, deal, settlement, understanding; projet
covenant (noun)
2.
a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation
SYNONIMS:
bond, contract, covenant, deal, guaranty, surety, warranty
RELATED WORDS:
oath, pledge, troth, vow, word; accord, bargain, compact, concordat, convention, pact, treaty; assurance, insurance, seal; bail, deposit, pawn, security
covenant (noun)
3.
an arrangement about action to be taken
SYNONIMS:
accord, bargain, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, disposition, pact, settlement, understanding
RELATED WORDS:
charter, treaty; binder, pledge, promise; alliance, association, entente, entente cordiale, league, partnership; acceptance, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, OK ( okay)
covenant (verb)
1.
to come to an arrangement as to a course of action
SYNONIMS:
bargain, contract, covenant
RELATED WORDS:
come around, come round; subscribe, underwrite; arrange, settle
NEAR ANTONYMS:
differ, dissent; cancel, renege, revoke; argue, contest, dispute, object
disagree
covenant (verb)
2.
to make a solemn declaration of intent
SYNONIMS:
covenant, pledge, swear, vow
RELATED WORDS:
affiance, betroth, plight, troth; accede, agree, assent, consent; contract, engage, ensure, guarantee, undertake; affirm, assert, aver, avouch, avow, declare, insist, warrant
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