What are some alternative words for covenant?

Synonyms for covenantˈkʌv ə nənt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term covenant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. covenant, compact, concordat(noun)

    a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

    Synonyms:
    powder compact, compact, covenant, concordat, compact car

  2. covenant(verb)

    (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

    Synonyms:
    compact, concordat

  3. covenant(verb)

    enter into a covenant

  4. 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"

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. covenant

    All these words involve at least two parties, tho an engagement or promise may be the act of but one. A contract is a formal agreement between two or more parties for the doing or leaving undone some specified act or acts, and is ordinarily in writing. Mutual promises may have the force of a contract. A consideration, or compensation, is essential to convert an agreement into a contract. A contract may be oral or written. A covenant in law is a written contract under seal. Covenant is frequent in religious usage, as contract is in law and business. Compact is essentially the same as contract, but is applied to international agreements, treaties, etc. A bargain is a mutual agreement for an exchange of values, without the formality of a contract. A stipulation is a single item in an agreement or contract. A cartel is a military agreement for the exchange of prisoners or the like.

    Synonyms:
    agreement, arrangement, bargain, cartel, compact, contract, engagement, obligation, pact, pledge, promise, stipulation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. covenant(n.)

    Synonyms:
    agreement, bargain, contract, compact, stipulation, arrangement, treaty, convention, concordat, pact

  2. covenant(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bargain, stipulate, agree; make a stipulation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pact, compact, iccpr, icescr, pacte, crown, pacto, convention, convenant, covenants, deal, sgp


Translations for covenant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عهد, ميثاقArabic
  • договор, споразумявам се, спогодба, договарям сеBulgarian
  • dohodaCzech
  • pagtDanish
  • ZusageGerman
  • σύμφωνο, συμφωνία, σύμβαση, συνθήκηGreek
  • cláusula, pacto, convenio, contrato, alianzaSpanish
  • sitoumus, ehto, sopimusvakuus, sitoutua, sopimusehtoFinnish
  • engagementFrench
  • cùmhnantScottish Gaelic
  • בריתHebrew
  • ուխտArmenian
  • perjanjianIndonesian
  • stilare un accordo, concludere, convenzione, allearsi, sottoscrivere, convenzionarsi, alleanza, contrarre, impegnarsi, clausola accessoria, patto, convenire, contratto, accordarsi, clausola secondaria, stipulare, accordo solenneItalian
  • 誓約, 約束する, 特約, 契約するJapanese
  • pactiō, pactumLatin
  • zawrzeć umowę, umówić się, umowa, ugodaPolish
  • contrato, pacto, promessaPortuguese
  • legământRomanian
  • договор, заключать соглашениеRussian
  • pakt, överenskommelse, avtal, avtala, förbundSwedish
  • 盟約Chinese

Get even more translations for covenant »

Translation

Find a translation for the covenant synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of covenant

     Images & Illustrations of covenant Images & Illustrations of covenant Images & Illustrations of covenant

Discuss these covenant synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"covenant." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 15 Dec. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/covenant>.

Are we missing a good synonym for covenant?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for covenant:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.