promise solemnly and formally
pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals
propose a toast to
give as a guarantee
bind or secure by a pledge
- Instead, pledging to face reality in the situations where you're most likely to deceive yourself is a smarter tactic.
- We will stand by our friends on the front lines, as we and many nations will do in pledging support for the Pakistani people tomorrow.