Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun covenant

2 senses of covenant

Sense 1
covenant, compact, concordat -- (a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action)
       => written agreement -- (a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties)

Sense 2
covenant -- ((Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return)
       => agreement, understanding -- (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")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb covenant

2 senses of covenant

Sense 1
covenant -- (enter into a covenant)
       => pledge, plight -- (promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that I will honor my wife")

Sense 2
covenant -- (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")
       => pledge, plight -- (promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that I will honor my wife")

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