Synonyms of pledge in English:


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See UK English definition of pledge

See Spanish definition of prometer


1‘he fulfilled his election pledge to end the war’

promise, undertaking, vow, word, word of honour, commitment, assurance, oath, covenant, bond, agreement, guarantee, warrant

2‘he had given the object as a pledge to a creditor’

surety, bond, security, collateral, guarantee, deposit, pawn
archaic gage, earnest

3‘take this as a pledge of my sincerity’

token, symbol, sign, mark, testimony, proof, evidence, badge


1‘the president had publicly pledged that he would root out corruption’

promise, give one's word, vow, swear, give an assurance, give an undertaking, undertake, take an oath, swear an oath, engage, contract, commit oneself, bind oneself, declare, affirm, avow, state
rare asseverate

2‘Japan pledged $100 million in aid’

undertake to give, promise, promise to give, donate, contribute, give, make a gift of, put oneself down for, put up
British covenant

3‘even his home is pledged as security against the loans’

mortgage, put up as collateral, guarantee, pawn
archaic gage, plight