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Adjective: pledged  plejd
  1. Bound by or as if by an oath
    "according to an early tradition became his pledged brother";
    - sworn
Verb: pledge  plej
  1. Promise solemnly and formally
    "I pledge that I will honour my wife";
    - plight
     
  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 favourite radio station";
    - subscribe
     
  3. Propose a toast to
    "Let us pledge the birthday girl!";
    - toast, drink, salute, wassail [archaic]
     
  4. Give as a guarantee
    "I pledge my honour"
     
  5. Bind or secure by a pledge
    "I was pledged to silence"

See also: committed

Type of: assure, bind, charge, consign, donate, fete, fĂȘte, hold, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], obligate, oblige, promise, reward

Encyclopedia: Pledge