commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication(noun)
the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
"his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.
Origin: From aliegiaunce, from legaunce, from legeance, from lege, liege, of origin. More at liege.
the tie or obligation, implied or expressed, which a subject owes to his sovereign or government; the duty of fidelity to one's king, government, or state
devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science
An allegiance is a duty of fidelity said to be owed by a subject or a citizen to his/her state or sovereign.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
al-lēj′i-ans, n. the duty of a subject to his liege or sovereign.—adj. Allē′giant. [L. ad, to, and Liege.]
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The numerical value of allegiance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of allegiance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In the recent period about 700 new fighters pledged allegiance, and so they are now more than 1,000 fighters.
To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
Our government sprang from and was made for the people -- not the people for the government. To them it owes an allegiance from them it must derive its courage, strength, and wisdom.
... I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.
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Translations for allegiance
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- лоялност, вярност, преданостBulgarian
- Loyalität, Treuherzigkeit, TreueGerman
- fidelidad, lealtadSpanish
- uskollisuus, kuuliaisuusFinnish
- allégeance, fidélité, loyautéFrench
- lealtà, fedeltàItalian
- dēvōtiō, obsequium, fidēlitās, fidēs, allegiantia, fidemLatin
- trouwhartigheid, getrouwheid, aanhang, loyaliteit, trouwDutch
- posłuszeństwo, lojalność, wiernośćPolish
- fidelidade, lealdadePortuguese
- ве́рность, пре́данностьRussian
- lojalnost, odanostSerbo-Croatian
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