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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: forswear(0.01340 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to forswear.
English → English (WordNet)
v : formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually
under pressure; “He retracted his earlier statements
about his religion”; “She abjured her beliefs” [syn: abjure,
recant, retract, resile]
[also: forsworn, forswore]
English → English (gcide)
Forswear \For*swear"\, v. t. [imp. Forswore; p. p. Forsworn;
p. pr. & vb. n. Forswearing.] [OE. forsweren, forswerien,
AS. forswerian; pref. for- + swerian to swear. See For-,
and Swear, v. i.]
1. To reject or renounce upon oath; hence, to renounce
earnestly, determinedly, or with protestations.
I . . . do forswear her. --Shak.
2. To deny upon oath.
Like innocence, and as serenely bold
As truth, how loudly he forswears thy gold!
To forswear one's self, to swear falsely; to perjure one's
self. “Thou shalt not forswear thyself.” --Matt. v. 33.
Syn: See Perjure.
Forswear \For*swear"\, v. i.
To swear falsely; to commit perjury. --Shak.