Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Holding a position, situation, or the like, under a covenant or contract.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of covenant.

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Examples

  • So I hope that, if part of the message of Lambeth '08 is that we need to develop covenantal commitments, and that one aspect of this may be what you could call covenanted restraint, this will be seen in the context of a unity not enforced but given in Christ.

    Concluding Presidential Address to the Lambeth Conference

  • He calls his covenanted saints, Jediduth Naphshi, ‘The dearly beloved of my soul.’

    The Ten Commandments

  • If those who elect this model do not take official roles in the ecumenical interchanges and processes in which the 'covenanted' body participates, this is simply because within these processes there has to be clarity about who has the authority to speak for whom.

    Communion, Covenant and our Anglican Future

  • The whole sum, therefore, for which Judas committed this crime, was fifteen dollars, [or 3l 7s. 6d.] {x} "covenanted" Zec 11: 12,13; Mt 27: 3

    Barnes New Testament Notes

  • In accordance with the Report of the Public Service Commission (1886-7) the terms 'covenanted' and 'uncovenanted' have been disused.

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

  • The term "covenanted" (suntithemi) means "to work out a mutually agreeable contract"

    The Omega Letter

  • If those who elect this model do not take official roles in the ecumenical interchanges and processes in which the 'covenanted' body participates, this is simply because within these processes there has to be clarity about who has the authority to speak for whom.

    BabyBlueOnline

  • But it means that there is at least the possibility of a twofold ecclesial reality in view in the middle distance: that is, a 'covenanted' Anglican global body, fully sharing certain aspects of a vision of how the Church should be and behave, able to take part as a body in ecumenical and interfaith dialogue; and, related to this body, but in less formal ways with fewer formal expectations, there may be associated local churches in various kinds of mutual partnership and solidarity with one another and with 'covenanted' provinces.

    Communion, Covenant and our Anglican Future

  • But it means that there is at least the possibility of a twofold ecclesial reality in view in the middle distance: that is, a 'covenanted' Anglican global body, fully sharing certain aspects of a vision of how the Church should be and behave, able to take part as a body in ecumenical and interfaith dialogue; and, related to this body, but in less formal ways with fewer formal expectations, there may be associated local churches in various kinds of mutual partnership and solidarity with one another and with 'covenanted' provinces.

    BabyBlueOnline

  • "covenanted" having been inherited from the East India Company, which required its employes to enter into covenants stipulating that they would serve a term of years under certain conditions, including retirement upon half pay when aged, and pensions for their families after their death.

    Modern India

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