bind oneself
index pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • bind oneself by oath — index promise (vow), swear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bind oneself to — commit oneself to, obligate oneself to, undertake; attach oneself to, tie oneself to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in a bind — or[in a box] {adv. phr.}, {informal} Likely to have trouble whether you do one thing or another. * /Sam is in a bind because if he carries home his aunt s groceries, his teacher will be angry because he is late, and if he doesn t, his aunt will… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in a bind — or[in a box] {adv. phr.}, {informal} Likely to have trouble whether you do one thing or another. * /Sam is in a bind because if he carries home his aunt s groceries, his teacher will be angry because he is late, and if he doesn t, his aunt will… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • promise — prom·ise n: a declaration or manifestation esp. in a contract of an intention to act or refrain from acting in a specified way that gives the party to whom it is made a right to expect its fulfillment aleatory promise: a promise (as to compensate …   Law dictionary

  • Vows — • A promise made to God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Vows     Vows     † Catholic Encyclo …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • commit — com·mit vb com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting vt 1 a: to put into another s charge or trust: entrust consign committed her children to her sister s care b: to place in a prison or mental hospital esp. by judicial order was found to be gravely …   Law dictionary

  • pledge — 1 / plej/ n 1: a delivery of esp. personal property as security for a debt or other obligation; broadly: the perfection of a security interest in collateral through possession of the collateral by a creditor or other promisee 2 a: property and… …   Law dictionary

  • promise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. pledge, word. v. give one s word; bid fair, show promise. See promise, expectation, hope. II Pledge to do something Nouns 1. promise, undertaking, word, troth, pledge, parole, word of honor, vow,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Promise — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Promise >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 promise promise undertaking word troth plight pledge parole word of honor vow Sgm: N 1 oath oath &c.(affirmation) 535 Sgm: N 1 profes …   English dictionary for students

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