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covenants, plural;
  1. Agree, esp. by lease, deed, or other legal contract
    • - the landlord covenants to repair the property
  1. An agreement

  2. A contract drawn up by deed

  3. A clause in a contract

  4. An agreement that brings about a relationship of commitment between God and his people. The Jewish faith is based on the biblical covenants made with Abraham, Moses, and David

  1. enter into a covenant
  2. a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
  3. (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
  4. In the television series Alias, The Covenant is a large, powerful, and secretive intelligence/terrorist organization.
  5. Covenant is the title of an album by folk singer/guitarist Greg Brown, released in 2000. "Rexroth's Daughter" was covered by Joan Baez on her album Dark Chords on a Big Guitar.
  6. The Covenant is a fictional theocratic military alliance of alien races who serve as the main antagonists in the Halo science fiction series. ...
  7. In a historical context, a covenant applies to formal promises that were made under oath, or in less remote history, agreements in which the name actually uses the term 'covenant', implying that they were binding for all time.
  8. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages its members to make and keep several covenants as a part of the new and everlasting covenant of the gospel. In Latter Day Saint theology, making and keeping covenants is necessary for exaltation.
  9. A covenant, in its most general sense, is a solemn promise to engage in or refrain from a specified action.
  10. An agreement to do or not do a particular thing; A promise, incidental to a deed or contract, either express or implied; A pact or binding agreement between two or more parties; An incidental clause in an agreement; this sense? ...
  11. (Covenants) Agreements written into deeds and other instruments stating performance or non-performance of certain acts or noting certain uses or non-uses of property.
  12. (Covenants) Provisions in a bond indenture or preferred stock agreement that require the bond or preferred stock issuer to take certain specified actions (affirmative covenants) or to refrain from taking certain specified actions (negative covenants).
  13. (Covenants) Wording found in deeds that limits/restricts the use to which a property may be put (e.g., no bars).
  14. (covenants) Rules usually developed by a builder or developer regarding the physical appearance of buildings in a particular geographic area. ...
  15. (Covenants) Rules and regulations governing the property, contained in its title deeds or lease.
  16. (COVENANTS) An agreement with the issuer that protects the bond holder from certain market events.
  17. (Covenants) A covenant is a restriction on the use of the land imposed by a Council and/or developer to ensure development on each lot meets the specific design and land use guidelines. ...
  18. (Covenants) Are promises contained in deeds. They are enforceable. There are basically two types: positive and negative. The positive covenant requires the person bound by it to do something, for example, to build or maintain something. ...
  19. (Covenants) Conditions imposed on loans and bonds to protect lenders against default.
  20. (Covenants) Guarantees given in deeds by the grantor. Covenants include seizin, encumbrances, further assurance, quiet enjoyment and warranty forever.
  21. (Covenants) Legally enforceable pledges to bondholders by the municipal issuer to perform certain actions to insure that debt service payments can and will be made in a timely manner.
  22. (Covenants) Making regular donations to charity via a covenant allows the charity to claim back the income tax you have paid on the sums involved. To qualify, covenants must be capable of running for at least seven years.
  23. (Covenants) Provisions in purchase documents that define the obligations of the parties in respect to their conduct, the most significant of which is operating the business in the normal course.
  24. (Covenants) Provisions in the legal agreements on loans, bonds, or lines of credit. Usually written by the lender to protect its position as a creditor of the borrowers
  25. (Covenants) Regular annual payments paid using funds from your taxable income under a legally binding agreement. Most commonly used for regular payments to charities, but may also be used for certain payments in connection with your business, such as payments to retiring partners.