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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Swearing(0.00939 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Swearing.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger;
“expletives were deleted” [syn: curse, curse word, expletive,
oath, swearword, cuss]
2: a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of
law); to lie under oath is to become subject to
prosecution for perjury [syn: oath]
English → English (gcide)
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.
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
a. & n. from Swear, v.
Idle swearing is a cursedness. --Chaucer.