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Definition of Swore

Swore
Swear Swear, v. i. [imp. Swore, formerly Sware; p. p. Sworn; p. pr. & vb. n. Swearing.] [OE. swerien, AS. swerian; akin to D. zweren, OS. swerian, OHG. swerien, G. schw["o]ren, Icel. sverja, Sw. sv["a]rja, Dan. sv[ae]rge, Icel. & Sw. svara to answer, Dan. svare, Dan. & Sw. svar an answer, Goth. swaran to swear, and perhaps to E. swarm. [root]177. Cf. Answer.] 1. To affirm or utter a solemn declaration, with an appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed; to make a promise, threat, or resolve on oath; also, to affirm solemnly by some sacred object, or one regarded as sacred, as the Bible, the Koran, etc. Ye shall swear by my name falsely. --Lev. xix. 12. I swear by all the Roman gods. --Shak. 2. (Law) To give evidence on oath; as, to swear to the truth of a statement; he swore against the prisoner. 3. To make an appeal to God in an irreverant manner; to use the name of God or sacred things profanely; to call upon God in imprecation; to curse. [I] swore little; diced not above seven times a week. --Shak. To swear by, to place great confidence in a person or thing; to trust implicitly as an authority. ``I simply meant to ask if you are one of those who swear by Lord Verulam.' --Miss Edgeworth. To swear off, to make a solemn vow, or a serious resolution, to abstain from something; as, to swear off smoking. [Slang]
Swore
Swore Swore, imp. of Swear.

Meaning of Swore from wikipedia

- Swear or Swearing may refer to: Making an oath, also known as swearing an oath Profanity The Swear, a band "Swear" (Tim Scott McConnell song), a 1980s...
- disheveled and behaving differently than he had before. He became a vegetarian, swore off alcohol, and pra**** and sang much more fervently than he had in the...
- his accession was not universally welcomed. While some units cheered and swore allegiance to the new Emperor, others remained indifferent. He declined...
- Khamhaeng (1279–98). However, it was mostly a network of local lords who swore fealty to Sukhothai, not directly controlled by it. He is believed to invent...
- VI was unable to hold out any longer, and departed for Lisbon. There he swore an oath to the new constitution, leaving his son, Prince Pedro de Alcântara...
- hour". However, the new core – Tendulkar, Dravid, Kumble and Gangulyswore not to let this happen to them again, and lead Indian cricket out of the...
- of the US-led 'Multi-National Force'. In October 2004, when al-Zarqawi swore loyalty to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, he renamed the group Tanẓīm Qāʻidat...
- the members of the clergy. This led to a schism between those clergy who swore the required oath and accepted the new arrangement and those who remained...
- Eastwood reportedly fumed at the lack of Academy Award recognition for him and swore that he would never work for United Artists again. Eastwood's next film...
- plight was to be misunderstood and ****cuted by the very public that he swore to protect. In the first issue of The Amazing Spider-Man, J. Jonah Jameson...
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