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A pledge is an oath. It may also refer to:
- a toast during the act of drinking in honor of someone
- a warrant or assurance, now used especially in fundraising for charitable purposes
- Pledge of Allegiance, used in the United States
- The "Teetotal Pledge" or "The Pledge", of abstinence from alcohol, taken by many Catholics in the 19th and 20th centuries, in a movement started by Theobald Mathew (temperance reformer) in Ireland in 1838.
- Singapore National Pledge
- Pledge or New Member, sometimes used to describe a new member of a fraternity or sorority
- Pledge (law), a bailment of personal property as a security for a debt
- An item to be sold to a pawnbroker
- The Pledge, a thriller by Friedrich DĂĽrrenmatt
- The Pledge (film), based on the above book
- A brand of household cleaning products, made by S. C. Johnson & Son
- The Pledge Algorithm, for computerised Maze solving
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