Synonyms of pledge


1. pledge, security interest

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

2. pledge, member, fellow member

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

3. pledge, toast, drink

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

4. assurance, pledge, commitment, dedication

usage: 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"


1. pledge, plight, promise, assure

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

2. pledge, subscribe, donate

usage: 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"

3. toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail, honor, honour, reward

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

4. pledge, consign, charge

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

5. pledge, oblige, bind, hold, obligate

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

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Definition and meaning of pledge (Dictionary)