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Definition 1: a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for covenant in the sense of this definition

(covenant is a kind of ...) a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

(... is an instance of covenant) the agreement signed in the Lateran Palace in 1929 by Italy and the Holy See which recognized the Vatican City as a sovereign and independent papal state

Definition 2: (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return - [noun denoting communication]

(covenant is a kind of ...) the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

"they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business" "there was an understanding between management and the workers"

(covenant belongs to category ...) the sacred writings of the Christian religions

"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

Definition 3: enter into a covenant or formal agreement - [verb of communication]

Samples where covenant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver
  • The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world

(covenant is a kind of ...) promise solemnly and formally

"I pledge that I will honor my wife"

(... is a kind of covenant ) receive Communion, in the Catholic church

(... is a kind of covenant ) administer Communion; in church

(covenant is a kind of ...) promise solemnly and formally

"I pledge that I will honor my wife"

(... is a kind of covenant ) administer the rite of confirmation to

"the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"

(... is a kind of covenant ) confirm in the bar mitzvah ceremony, of boys in the Jewish faith

(... is a kind of covenant ) confirm in the bat mitzvah ceremony, of girls in the Jewish faith

(covenant belongs to category ...) an institution to express belief in a divine power

"he was raised in the Baptist religion" "a member of his own faith contradicted him"

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