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Definition of Swore
SworeSwear 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.
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
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] SworeSwore Swore,
imp. of Swear.
Meaning of Swore from wikipedia
an oath, also known
an oath Profanity
The Swear, a band "Swear" (Tim Scott McConnell
song), a 1980s...
- and other regulation
of the banking
industry. Vice President
Joe Biden swore Warren
in on January
3, 2013. At Warren's first Banking Committee
(r. 1279–1298). However, it was mostly
of local lords
who swore fealty
to Sukhothai, not directly controlled
by it. He is believed
- VI was unable
to hold out any longer, and departed
for Lisbon. There
an oath to the new constitution, leaving
his son, Prince Pedro
of his parents
Dr. Thomas Wayne
Wayne, he swore vengeance against
criminals, an oath tempered
by a sense
of justice. Bruce...
- of president. Under Section
3 of the Fourteenth
Amendment, no person
an oath to support
the Constitution, and later rebelled against
- 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...
- the members
of the clergy. This led to a schism between those clergy
oath and accepted
the new arrangement
most other Christian communities
in the Eastern
Mediterranean, who swore allegiance
or other local
patriarchs, the Maronites
- Livonia accepted Polish
rule, while Reval
and the nobles
of Northern Estonia swore loyalty
to the Swedish
king, and the Bishop
of Ösel-Wiek sold his lands...
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