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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...
- 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
Pandher. "Khattar sworn
2018 at the Wayback
Machine". The Hindu. 26 October
2014. "Jai Ram Thakur sworn
in as Himachal Chief
- and equilibrium required
by the philosopher's calling." The tradition
of sworn virgins developed
out of the Kanuni
i Lekë Dukagjinit
(English: The Code...
- Sworn Enemy
is an American heavy hardcore
band from New York City, United
States. The band formed
as "Downfall" and later
on as "Mindset", a product
of Washington, who was sworn
in on January
3, 2001, and is currently
18th in seniority, behind Patty Murray
who was sworn
in on January
3, 1993, and...
- A sworn declaration
a sworn statement
or a statement under penalty
of perjury) is a do****ent that recites facts pertinent
to a legal
- Sworn Allegiance
is the seventh studio album
by the Swedish death metal
band, Unleashed. It was released
in 2004 on Century Media
- 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...
- The Sworn
Book of Honorius, or Liber Juratus Honorii
Sacer/Sacratus/Consecratus, often confused
with the Grimoire
of Pope Honorius)...
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