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sworn, past participle; swears, 3rd person singular present; swearing, present participle; swore, past tense;
  1. Make a solemn statement or promise undertaking to do something or affirming that something is the case
    • - Maria made me swear I would never tell anyone
    • - I swear by all I hold dear that I had nothing to do with it
    • - he swore to obey the rules
    • - “Never again,” she swore, “will I be short of money”
    • - they were reluctant to swear allegiance
  2. Take (an oath)
    • - he forced them to swear an oath of loyalty to him
  3. Take a solemn oath as to the truth of (a statement)
    • - I asked him if he would swear a statement to this effect
  4. Admit someone to a particular office or position by directing them to take a formal oath
    • - he was sworn in as president on July 10
  5. Make (someone) promise to observe a certain course of action
    • - I've been sworn to secrecy
  6. Express one's assurance that something is the case
    • - I couldn't swear to it, but I'm pretty sure it's his writing
  7. Promise to abstain from
    • - I'd sworn off alcohol
  8. Have or express great confidence in the use, value, or effectiveness of
    • - Iris swears by her yoga
  9. Use offensive language, esp. as an expression of anger
    • - Peter swore under his breath

  1. curse: utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
  2. affirm: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  3. promise solemnly; take an oath
  4. make a deposition; declare under oath
  5. trust: have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
  6. (swearing) curse: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
  7. (swearing) oath: a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
  8. "Swear" is a song recorded by Chinese-Tibetan singer Alan. "Swear" was written by Aico and Yuka Miyagawa and was produced by Kazuhito Kikuchi. The song was used as the theme song of Bourbon's Blanchul Mini Series commercial, in which Alan appears. ...
  9. "Swear" was a 1980s pop song by Tim Scott (McConnell) and released by Sire Records in 1983. The music video to promote the song was a campy/tongue-in-cheek music video of a hippy-based pagan/black mass set in a church. ...
  10. The Swear is a rock band from Atlanta.
  11. A swearword; (transitive) To take an oath; To use offensive language
  12. (Swearing) To dream of swearing, denotes some unpleasant obstructions in business. A lover will have cause to suspect the faithfulness of his affianced after this dream. To dream that you are swearing before your family, denotes that disagreements will soon be brought about by your unloyal conduct.
  13. (Swearing) Taking an oath; prohibited by some CoGs in favor of #@$%!^&* Euphemisms, although we can't be $*#&@%^! ...
  14. (Swearing) The end result of angling misfortune.  This may or may not include the extensive use of profanity. ...
  15. (Swearing) The making of an oath
  16. To subject oneself to the court’s penalties for perjury by taking an oath attesting to the reliability (truthfulness) of one’s testimony or written statements.
  17. means to say something and promise that it’s the truth. What’s the word?
  18. to take an oath before an officer employed to administer oaths
  19. (v) ant etеrgе, qarģanırģa