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Definition of Sworn
SwornSwear 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] SwornSworn Sworn,
p. p. of Swear.
Sworn brothers, originally, companions in arms who took an
oath to share together good and bad fortune; hence,
Sworn enemies, determined or irreconcilable enemies.
Sworn friends, close friends.
Meaning of Sworn from wikipedia
- this invokes divine displeasure
if the oath taker fails
in his or her sworn
duties. It therefore implies greater
care than usual
in the act of the performance...
- A sworn declaration
a sworn statement
or a statement under penalty
of perjury) is a do****ent that recites facts pertinent
to a legal
In is an American metalcore
band from Grayslake, Illinois, United
States. The band was formed
in 2011 and consists
of vocalist Eugene
- Sworn virgin
to: Celibacy, the state
of voluntarily being unmarried
and/or ****ually abstinent Albanian sworn
- Balkan sworn virgins
(in Albanian: burrnesha) are women
who take a vow of chastity
and wear male clothing
to live as men in patriarchal
- Sworn Vengeance
to: Sworn Vengeance
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band Sworn Vengeance
(album), by death metal
band Severe Torture
- Sworn Enemy
is an American crossover thrash
band from New York City. The band formed
as "Downfall" and later
on as "Mindset", a product
of the extremely...
- The Sworn
Book of Honorius, or Liber Juratus Honorii
Sacer/Sacratus/Consecratus, often confused
with the Grimoire
of Pope Honorius)...
- Sworn testimony
is evidence given
by a witness
who has made a commitment
to tell the truth. If the witness
is later found
to have lied whilst bound
- male related
by birth, or two or more men not related
who have sworn loyalty
to each other. This is in modern times usually
done in a ceremony...
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