- 1 a serious promise synonym commitment pledge (of something) a pledge of support pledge (to do something) Will the government honor its campaign pledge not to raise taxes? pledge (that…) Management has given a pledge that there will be no layoffs this year.
- 2a sum of money or something valuable that you leave with someone to prove that you will do something or pay back money that you owe Idioms
to make a promise never to drink alcohol
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