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Pronunciation of Pledge  


English Meaning

The transfer of possession of personal property from a debtor to a creditor as security for a debt or engagement; also, the contract created between the debtor and creditor by a thing being so delivered or deposited, forming a species of bailment; also, that which is so delivered or deposited; something put in pawn.

  1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something: signed a pledge never to reveal the secret; a pledge of money to a charity.
  2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
  3. The condition of something thus given or held: put an article in pledge.
  4. Law Delivery of goods or personal property as security for a debt or obligation: a loan requiring a pledge of property.
  5. Law The contract by which such delivery is made.
  6. A token or sign: "fair pledges of a fruitful tree” ( Robert Herrick).
  7. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
  8. The act of drinking in honor of someone; a toast.
  9. A vow to abstain from alcoholic liquor: ex-drinkers who have taken the pledge.
  10. To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise: pledge loyalty to a nation. See Synonyms at devote, promise.
  11. To bind or secure by or as if by a pledge: pledged themselves to the cause.
  12. To deposit as security; pawn.
  13. To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
  14. To accept as a prospective member of such an organization.
  15. To drink a toast to.
  16. To make a solemn binding promise; swear.
  17. To drink a toast.

Malayalam Meaning

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× ആരോഗ്യപ്രാര്‍ത്ഥനാപാനം - Aarogyapraar‍ththanaapaanam | arogyaprar‍thanapanam
× ഈടം - Eedam
× പണയസാധനം - Panayasaadhanam | Panayasadhanam
× ഉപന്യാസം - Upanyaasam | Upanyasam
× ആഹിതകം - Aahithakam | ahithakam
× പ്രസ്‌തുതകാര്യം ചെയ്യുമെന്നോ ചെയ്യില്ലെന്നോ ഉള്ള നേതൃവാഗ്‌ദാനം - Prasthuthakaaryam Cheyyumenno Cheyyillenno Ulla Nethruvaagdhaanam | Prasthuthakaryam Cheyyumenno Cheyyillenno Ulla Nethruvagdhanam
× പണായം - Panaayam | Panayam
× പണയത്തിലിരിക്കല്‍ - Panayaththilirikkal‍ | Panayathilirikkal‍
× ഈട്‌ - Eedu
× പണയം - Panayam
× പ്രതിജ്ഞാപത്രം - Prathijnjaapathram | Prathijnjapathram
× ജാമ്യം - Jaamyam | Jamyam
× അടമാനം - Adamaanam | Adamanam
× ആധമനം - Aadhamanam | adhamanam
× വാഗ്ദാനം - Vaagdhaanam | Vagdhanam
× ഈട് - Eedu
× വാഗ്‌ദാനം - Vaagdhaanam | Vagdhanam
× ഉറപ്പുവാക്ക്‌ - Urappuvaakku | Urappuvakku


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Job 24:9

"Some snatch the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge from the poor.

ചിലർ മുലകുടിക്കുന്ന അനാഥകൂട്ടികളെ അപഹരിക്കുന്നു; ചിലർ ദരിദ്രനോടു പണയം വാങ്ങുന്നു.

Proverbs 20:16

Take the garment of one who is surety for a stranger, And hold it as a pledge when it is for a seductress.

അന്യന്നു വേണ്ടി ജാമ്യം നിലക്കുന്നവന്റെ വസ്ത്രം എടുത്തുകൊൾക; അന്യജാതിക്കാരന്നു വേണ്ടി ഉത്തരവാദി ആകുന്നവനോടു പണയം വാങ്ങുക.

Deuteronomy 24:12

And if the man is poor, you shall not keep his pledge overnight.

അവൻ ദരിദ്രനാകുന്നുവെങ്കിൽ നീ അവന്റെ പണയം കൈവശം വെച്ചുകൊണ്ടു ഉറങ്ങരുതു.


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