AskDefine | Define pact

Dictionary Definition

pact n : a written agreement between two states or sovereigns [syn: treaty, accord]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant.


an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant
  • Finnish: sopimus
  • Polish: układ, pakt
  • Português: pacto
  • Swedish: pakt
  • Spanish: pacto

Extensive Definition

A pact is a formal agreement, usually between two or more nations.

PACT as an acronym

Other uses

  • Pact, Isère, a commune in the Isère département in France

See also

pact in Dutch: Pact

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accord, agreement, alliance, arrangement, bargain, binding agreement, bond, cartel, collective agreement, compact, concord, concordat, consortium, contract, convention, covenant, covenant of salt, deal, dicker, employment contract, entente, formal agreement, ironclad agreement, legal agreement, legal contract, mutual agreement, paction, promise, protocol, settlement, stipulation, transaction, treaty, understanding, union contract, valid contract, wage contract
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