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plight2

plight2

 
pronunciation:
plaIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: plighted, plighting, plights
definition 1: to promise (one's faith) in engagement or marriage.
synonyms:
engage
similar words:
affiance, betroth
definition 2: to bind by asking for a solemn promise, esp. a pledge of marriage.
synonyms:
pledge
similar words:
betroth, bind, obligate, swear, wed
definition 3: to give as a guarantee of some promise or outcome; pledge.
synonyms:
pledge, vow
similar words:
commit, promise, swear