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Covenant meaning

covenant - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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"
  2. 2. enter into a covenenant
  3. 3. A mutual agreement of two or more persons or parties, or one of the stipulations in such an agreement.
  4. 4. An agreement made by the Scottish Parliament in 1638, and by the English Parliament in 1643, to preserve the reformed religion in Scotland, and to extirpate popery and prelacy; -- usually called the " Solemn League and Covenant."
  5. 5. A solemn compact between members of a church to maintain its faith, discipline, etc.
  6. 6. An undertaking, on sufficient consideration, in writing and under seal, to do or to refrain from some act or thing; a contract; a stipulation; also, the document or writing containing the terms of agreement.
  7. 7. A form of action for the violation of a promise or contract under seal.
  8. 8. To agree ( with); to enter into a formal agreement; to bind one's self by contract; to make a stipulation.
  9. 9. To grant or promise by covenant.
  10. 10. A restriction on the use of real estate that governs its use, such as a requirement that the property will be used only for residential purposes. Covenants are found in deeds or in documents that bind everyone who owns land in a particular development. See covenants, conditions and restrictions.
  11. 11. A mutual agreement.
  12. 12. To make an agreement; to contract or bargain.

covenant - examples of usage

  1. We greet thee in the name of Hanuman; and are come, to render up to thee the forfeit life, even according to our covenant; for thou hast saved the wounded king, and he will not die. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  2. The second priest's lips moved, repeating the same covenant. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  3. And once again we will accept the restrictions of the code, until ultimately the covenant is broken again and we are liberated." - "Backlash", Winston Marks.
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