Associations to the word «Covenant»


COVENANT, noun. (legal) An agreement to do or not do a particular thing.
COVENANT, noun. (legal) A promise, incidental to a deed or contract, either express or implied.
COVENANT, noun. A pact or binding agreement between two or more parties.
COVENANT, noun. An incidental clause in an agreement.
COVENANT, verb. To enter into, or promise something by, a covenant
COVENANT, verb. (legal) To enter a formal agreement.
COVENANT, verb. (legal) To bind oneself in contract.
COVENANT, verb. (legal) To make a stipulation.
COVENANT OF SALT, noun. (archaic) (idiomatic) A long-lasting agreement.
COVENANT OF TITLE, noun. (legal) In the law of real property, a guarantee made by the seller of a parcel of land to the buyer of that parcel regarding the legal status of the title.

Dictionary definition

COVENANT, noun. A signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action.
COVENANT, noun. (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return.
COVENANT, verb. Enter into a covenant.
COVENANT, verb. Enter into a covenant or formal agreement; "They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver"; "The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world".

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