Repledge



noun
1.
a solemn promise or agreement to do or refrain from doing something:
a pledge of aid; a pledge not to wage war.
2.
something delivered as security for the payment of a debt or fulfillment of a promise, and subject to forfeiture on failure to pay or fulfill the promise.
3.
the state of being given or held as security:
to put a thing in pledge.
4.
Law.

the act of delivering goods, property, etc., to another for security.
the resulting legal relationship.

5.
something given or regarded as a security.
6.
a person accepted for membership in a club, fraternity, or sorority, but not yet formally approved.
7.
an assurance of support or goodwill conveyed by drinking a person’s health; a toast.
8.
Obsolete.

a hostage.
a person who becomes bail or surety for another.

verb (used with object), pledged, pledging.
9.
to bind by or as if by a pledge:
to pledge hearers to secrecy.
10.
to promise solemnly:
to pledge one’s support.
11.
to give or deposit as a pledge; pawn.
12.
to stake, as one’s honor.
13.
to secure by a pledge; give a pledge for.
14.
to accept as a pledge for club, fraternity, or sorority membership.
15.
to drink a health or toast to.
verb (used without object), pledged, pledging.
16.
to make or give a pledge:
to pledge for someone.
17.
to drink a pledge; toast someone’s health, success, etc.
Idioms
18.
take the pledge, to make a solemn, formal vow to abstain from intoxicating drink.
noun
1.
a formal or solemn promise or agreement, esp to do or refrain from doing something
2.

collateral for the payment of a debt or the performance of an obligation
the condition of being collateral (esp in the phrase in pledge)

3.
a sign, token, or indication: the gift is a pledge of their sincerity
4.
an assurance of support or goodwill, conveyed by drinking to a person, cause, etc; toast: we drank a pledge to their success
5.
a person who binds himself, as by becoming bail or surety for another
6.
sign the pledge, take the pledge, to make a vow to abstain from alcoholic drink
verb
7.
to promise formally or solemnly: he pledged allegiance
8.
(transitive) to bind or secure by or as if by a pledge: they were pledged to secrecy
9.
to give, deposit, or offer (one’s word, freedom, property, etc) as a guarantee, as for the repayment of a loan
10.
to drink a toast to (a person, cause, etc)
pledge

See LOAN.

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