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verb as in agree

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Our hosts were joined by Alain Stephens of The Trace, who gave a great lesson on ghost guns, and Cristina Kim of KPBS, who has reported on racially restrictive housing covenants that remain in public records.

If you look back at the deeds for Levittown and other places, you’ll find that there are covenants in them requiring the owner of a new Levittown home to mow their lawn, their yard once a week.

Toptal says three additional former employees in non-executive roles breached express covenants not to compete in their agreements with Toptal.

The SBA also considered whether it should revive an old pilot program used to fund underserved businesses via nonprofit intermediaries, or impose covenants that would bar distribution of profits until the loan had been repaid.

Racial covenants effectively maintained residential segregation without the use of explicit racial zoning.

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Fed-up doctors want that too—and many have begun to reclaim the covenant between doctor and patient.

“The Covenant—which should have been nominated,” he says with a laugh.

The sacred covenant of travel dictates: always chase the new.

But MLB has a duty at least to try to live up to its contract with the players and its covenant with the public.

It has the right to regard the threat that Hamas poses as an annihilating one, given the emphatic language of its covenant.

The scene is the covenant made between the two first persons of the Trinity on Mount Moriah.

The solemn league and covenant burned by the common hangman at London, and afterwards throughout the country.

The term covenant designating their relation to him as a people is not figuratively applied to it.

Besides having parties,—one essential of a covenant in its proper acceptation, this relation with God has conditions.

Covenanting in civil life is the exercise of entering into a covenant engagement, or of renewing it.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to covenant, such as: compact, convention, stipulation, agreement, arrangement, and bargain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.