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Noun: covenant  kú-vu-nunt
  1. A formal agreement between two or more parties to perform or not perform some action
    - compact, concordat
     
  2. (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behaviour from them in return
     
  3. A solemn agreement
Verb: covenant  kú-vu-nunt
  1. (religion) enter into a covenant or formal agreement
    "They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver"; "The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world"

Derived forms: covenants, covenanting, covenanted

Type of: agreement, pledge, plight, understanding, written agreement

Encyclopedia: Covenant, the Sword, and the Arm of the Lord