THE ACTION OF BINDING ONESELF BY (OATH), PROMISE, OR CONTRACT TO DO OR FOREBEAR SOMETHING; AN AGREEMENT WHEREBY ONE PERSON IS BOUND TO ANOTHER, OR TWO OR MORE PERSONS ARE MUTUALLY BOUND; ALSO, THAT TO WHICH ONE BINDS ONESELF, A FORMAL PROMISE!
THE CONDITION OF BEING MORALLY OR LEGALLY BOUND! AN ACT OR COURSE OF ACTION TO WHICH A PERSON IS MORALLY OR LEGALLY OBLIGED; WHAT ONE IS BOUND TO DO;
(a). DUTY; AN ENFORCED OR BURDENSOME TASK OR RESPONSIBILITY. A BENEFIT, A SERVICE!
SOMETHING (SUCH AS A FORMAL CONTRACT, A PROMISE, (OATH) OR THE DEMANDS OR DICTATES OF CONSCIENCE OR CUSTOM) THAT OBLIGATES ONE TO A COURSE OF ACTION.
A BINDING PROMISE, (OATH), CONTRACT, SENSE OF DUTY, ETC.
THE ACT OF BINDING OR OBLIGING ONESELF BY A PROMISE, (OATH), CONTRACT, ETC.
THE ACTION OF CONSTRAINING ONESELF BY PROMISE OR CONTRACT TO A PARTICULAR COURSE OF ACTION; THE COURSE OF ACTION ETC. TO WHICH ONE COMMITS ONESELF, A FORMAL PROMISE. Law. A BINDING AGREEMENT COMMITTING A PERSON TO A PAYMENT OR OTHER ACTION; THE DOCUMENT CONTAINING SUCH AN AGREEMENT, A WRITTEN (OATH), CONTRACT OR BOND.
AN AGREEMENT, ENFORCEABLE BY LAW, WHEREBY A PERSON OR PERSONS BECOME BOUND TO THE PAYMENT OF A SUM OF MONEY OR OTHER PERFORMANCE, esp. in Eng. Law, A WRITTEN CONTRACT OR BOND UNDER SEAL CONTAINING A PENALTY WITH A CONDITION ANNEXED. ALSO, THE RIGHT CREATED OR LIABILITY INCURRED BY SUCH AN AGREEMENT, DOCUMENT, OR BOND.
OBLIGATORY QUALITY OR CHARACTER!
ONE WHO BINDS HIMSELF, OR IS LEGALLY BOUND, TO PAY OR PERFORM SOMETHING!
BOUND BY (OATH), LAW, OR DUTY; OBLIGED.
TO BIND A PERSON BY MORAL OR LEGAL TIE!
IMPOSING OBLIGATION, LEGALLY OR MORALLY BINDING; COMPULSORY AND NOT MERELY PERMISSIVE!
BIND A PERSON BY (OATH), PROMISE, OR CONTRACT; PUT UNDER AN OBLIGATION, COMMIT.
OF AN (OATH) ETC.; MAKE LEGALLY OR MORALLY BOUND; BE BINDING ON!
A PERSON TO WHOM ANOTHER IS BOUND BY (OATH), CONTRACT OR TO WHOM A BOND IS GIVEN! A PERSON WHO UNDERTAKES AN OBLIGATION! A PERSON UNDER OBLIGATION TO ANOTHER ON ACCOUNT OF A SERVICE OR KINDNESS RECEIVED!
THE FACT OF BINDING ONESELF BY FORMAL PROMISE, (OATH), OR CONTRACT; (DEED OF COVENANT); = OBLIGATION! MORAL OR LEGAL OBLIGATION; OBLIGATION FOR A SERVICE OR KINDNESS RECEIVED; A KINDNESS, A FAVOUR!
A PERSON WHO BINDS ANOTHER TO THE PERFORMANCE OF AN (OATH), CONTRACT, DUTY, ETC.; A PERSON WHO IMPOSES OBLIGATION. A PERSON WHO DOES A SERVICE OR KINDNESS!
LEGALLY OR MORALLY BINDING; OBLIGATORY.
A PERSON WHO IS BOUND TO ANOTHER BY (OATH), CONTRACT OR WHO GIVES A BOND TO ANOTHER!
Sound; just; well-founded:
A valid reason.
Producing the desired result; effective:
Having force, weight, or cogency; authoritative.
Actually supporting the intended point or claim!
Legally binding due to having been executed in compliance with the law; according to law!
Legally sound, effective, or binding; having legal force:
A valid contract or (OATH)
Permitted by law; lawful:
of or relating to law; connected with the law or its administration:
the legal profession.
Appointed, established, or authorized by law; deriving authority from law.
Recognized by law rather than by equity.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the profession of law or of lawyers:
a legal mind.
A person who acts in a legal manner or with legal authority.
To make a solemn declaration or affirmation by some sacred being or object, as a deity or the Bible.
To bind oneself by oath.
To give evidence or make a statement on oath.
To declare, affirm, attest, etc., by swearing by a deity, some sacred object, etc.
To affirm, assert, or say with solemn earnestness.
To promise or undertake on oath or in a solemn manner; vow.
To testify or state on oath.
To take (an oath), as in order to give solemnity or force to a declaration, promise, etc.
To bind by an oath.
A Deed of Covenant is a form of legal Deed, in which a party legally promises to carry out the obligations, and terms, stipulated therein. … When executed, Deeds of Covenant are also legally binding!
AN OFFICIAL OATH OF OFFICE IS NOT JUST MORALLY BINDING, IT LEGALLY BINDS THE OATH-TAKER TO ADHERE TO ITS DIRECTIVES!