- The definition of a pact is an agreement that is not to be broken.
- An example of a pact is when two boys promise to finish a race together, no matter what.
- An example of a pact is a cease fire agreement between two countries.
A pact is usually sealed with a handshake.
pact definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French ; from Classical Latin pactum, neuter of pactus, past participle of paciscere, to agree ; from base of pax, peace
pact definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
- A compact; a bargain.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin pactum, from neuter sing. past participle of pacīscī, to agree; see pag- in Indo-European roots.