What does pact mean?

Definitions for pactpækt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pact.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. treaty, pact, accord(noun)

    a written agreement between two states or sovereigns


  1. pact(Noun)

    An agreement; a compact; a covenant.

  2. Origin: From pactum, from paciscere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pact

    an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant

  2. Origin: [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. phgny`nai, Skr. pa bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacte. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pact

    pakt, n. that which is agreed on: an agreement: a contract—also Pac′tion.—adj. Pac′tional.—Pactum illicitum, an unlawful agreement. [L. pactumpacisci, pactus, to contract.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pact' in Nouns Frequency: #2748

Anagrams for pact »

  1. capt, Capt

  2. TCAP

  3. Capt


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pact in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edmund Burke:

    History is a pact between the dead, the living, and the yet unborn.

  2. Mikael Pentikainen:

    This pact does not fix the structural problems in the Finnish economy.

  3. President Francois Hollande:

    I consider that in these circumstances, the security pact prevails over the stability pact.

  4. Rodrigo Duterte:

    We have this pact with the West, but I want everybody to know that we will be charting a course of our own.

  5. President Dilma Rousseff:

    We must consult the population to rebuild a constitutional pact that was broken by the impeachment process.

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