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Definition of Sworn

Sworn
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]
Sworn
Sworn Sworn, p. p. of Swear. Sworn brothers, originally, companions in arms who took an oath to share together good and bad fortune; hence, faithful friends. 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 by...
- Sarabjit Pandher. "Khattar sworn in Archived 3 March 2018 at the Wayback Machine". The Hindu. 26 October 2014. "Jai Ram Thakur sworn in as Himachal Chief Minister...
- 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...
- Cantwell 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 (also called a sworn statement or a statement under penalty of perjury) is a do****ent that recites facts pertinent to a legal proceeding...
- Sworn Allegiance is the seventh studio album by the Swedish death metal band, Unleashed. It was released in 2004 on Century Media Records, their last...
- male related by birth, or two or more men not related by birth 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 in Latin (also Liber Sacer/Sacratus/Consecratus, often confused with the Grimoire of Pope Honorius)...
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