Agreement vs. Covenant

Agreement vs. Covenant — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Agreement and Covenant

Agreementnoun

The act of agreeing

When did the agreement take place?.

Covenantnoun

A binding agreement; a compact.

Agreementnoun

Harmony of opinion; accord

Since we are all in agreement, let's proceed.

Covenantnoun

A condition in a contract such as a deed or lease, nonperformance or violation of which gives rise to a cause of action for breach.

Agreementnoun

An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.

Covenantnoun

A contract.

Agreementnoun

A properly executed and legally binding contract.

Covenantnoun

In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.

Agreementnoun

The writing or document embodying this contract.

Covenantnoun

One of the agreements supported by a Covenanter.

Agreementnoun

(Grammar) Correspondence in gender, number, case, or person between words.

Covenantverb

To promise by a covenant.

Agreementnoun

(countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.

to enter an agreement;the UK and US negotiators nearing agreement;he nodded his agreement.

Covenantverb

To enter into a covenant.

Agreementnoun

(uncountable) A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.

The results of my experiment are in agreement with those of Michelson and with the law of General Relativity.

Covenantnoun

(legal) An agreement to do or not do a particular thing.

Agreementnoun

A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.

Covenantnoun

(legal) A promise, incidental to a deed or contract, either express or implied.

Agreementnoun

Rules that exist in many languages that force some parts of a sentence to be used or inflected differently depending on certain attributes of other parts.

Covenantnoun

A pact or binding agreement between two or more parties.

Agreementnoun

An agreeable quality.

Covenantnoun

An incidental clause in an agreement.

Agreementnoun

the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises;

they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's businessthere was an understanding between management and the workers

Covenantverb

To enter into, or promise something by, a covenant.

Agreementnoun

compatibility of observations;

there was no agreement between theory and measurementthe results of two tests were in correspondence

Covenantverb

(legal) To enter a formal agreement.

Agreementnoun

harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters;

the two parties were in agreement

Covenantverb

(legal) To bind oneself in contract.

Agreementnoun

the thing arranged or agreed to;

they made arrangements to meet in Chicago

Covenantverb

(legal) To make a stipulation.

Agreementnoun

the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations

Covenantnoun

a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

Agreementnoun

the verbal act of agreeing

Covenantnoun

(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

Covenantverb

enter into a covenenant

Covenantverb

enter into a covenant or formal agreement;

They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silverThe nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world